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 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.
Stock ref : 17254/sgx-
Price: £ 245 including p&p
* The use of polychrome enamels, painted overglaze is unusual at this early date.

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