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Whieldon-type Rare Lead glaze Creamware Cow


Whieldon-type Rare Creamware Cow,

1765.

(NY8985)


The rare press-moulded cow stands on a flat slab base with lobed edges.  The cow is sponged with a tortoise-shell glaze with her head lightly turned.  The base is green to imitate grass.


Dimensions: 5 1/8 inches tall x 8 1/2 length


The tips of the horns and two of the nipples on the udder have been repaired.


Provenance: The Laver Collection of English Pottery


Reference: The Henry H. Weldon Collection-English Pottery, Stoneware and Earthenware 1650-1800,  page 356, # 210 for another figure from the same mould. Another figure of the same shape is in the Partridge Collection.







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