Unusual Staffordshire Figure of Winter


An interesting late 18th century Staffordshire pottery figure of a young boy, wrapped in a cloak and standing over a brazier, emblematic of Winter 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.
Date: c 1775-80
Height :  6⅛” ( 15.5cm)
Condition : Professional restoration to re-attach figure to base. Some flaking to the overglaze enamels (see photos)
Stock ref : 17255/ynp-ix+gn-

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