Unusual Staffordshire Figure of Summer


An interesting late 18th century Staffordshire pottery figure of a young woman holding a sheaf of corn, emblematic of Summer from a set of the four seasons. The figure is standing on a waisted , square plinth decorated with relief moulded floral swags with a pale brown ‘coloured glaze’. the flower swags and the cloak are both painted with flowers in overglaze enamels. There are applied seashells on the front corners of the base.
Date: c 1775-80
Height : 6¼” (16cm)
Condition : Good condition, just a bit of wear and some flaking to the blue enamel. No restoration.
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Price: £ 285

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