English 19th Century Staffordshire Pottery Figure

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English Staffordshire pottery rare figure of Abraham offering to slay Isaac. The somber figure of Abraham wielding a knife on the left side of the ovular, low-mounded green base, with the figure of Isaac seated under a tree issuing bocage to his right. Kettle of flame behind Isaac and at the far right of the figure, a faithful lamb stands near the boy. Hollow base, circa 1810. 10 ½” H. (Typical chips to bocage).

Provenance: As sold to the collector from the inventory of Jonathan Horne, London, England. Previously in the collection of Oliver Sutton, London

Literature: A figure with identical moulding but with different coloration is illustrated in Myrna Schkolne's book, People, Passions, Pastimes and Pleasures: Staffordshire Figures 1810-35, p. 265

Details

  • Of the Period
    Georgian
  • Place of Origin
    England
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1810-1820
    Dimensions
    11 in. H x 8 in. W x 5 in. D
    28 cm H x 20 cm W x 13 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU171524077663
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