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Pair of Staffordshire Pottery Obelisks, Mocha decoration late 18th century


A rare and dramatic pair of pearlware pottery obelisks with faux marbled decoration in mochaware colours. The obelisks are modelled standing on square plinths with medallion in relief of Hercules and the Nemean Lion and a Greek classical maiden holding a cornucopia emblematic of bounty. The pair are highly decorative with good visual impact. A classic elegant stylish pair with Adam influence .


  • Of the Period
    Adam Style
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 12 in. x W 4 in. x D 4 in.

    H 30.48 cm x W 10.16 cm x D 10.16 cm

  • Seller location
    Woodstock, GB
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number

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