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Woman figure

ca. 1745
Origin: England, Staffordshire
H: 7 1/4"; D(of skirt): 5 3/4"
Stoneware, salt-glazed with brown
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1965-8
Figure of woman standing with arms akimbo; wide bell skirt decorated with wide dark brown clay stripes and incised on front with two tridents flanking a rosette and leaves, also in brown; close fitting bodice with a brown stomacher; sleeves with brown dotted punched decoration, hanging tassels at elbows. Simply modeled facial features, brown dotted eyes, and large flat bow in hair.
Provenance:FROM ERNEST ALLMAN SALE, SOTHEBY, JAN. 12, 1965, LOT 76.