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Prattware Models of Cows with Figures


Prattware Pottery Models of Cows with Figures,

Yorkshire,

1810-20.

(Ref: ny9109-cram)


The Prattware pearlware unusually coloured cows are decorated with typical Prattware underglaze colours but here, unusually, also with blue and yellow splotches.


One cow with a male attendant and the other with a female figure.  She with a calf at her feet and he with a small dog at his feet which looks like a tiny lion!


The female figure hold a watering can in her left hand and a basket of flowers under her right arm.  The man stands nonchalantly with his left hand held under his chin and the left arm resting on the handle of a spade held in his right hand.  The base sponged in blue, oblack, yellow blue and green


Height: 5 7/8 inches 6 1/2 inches x 3 1/8 inches deep


Provenance: Collection of Abby Rockefeller Mauzé.


Reference:  "Prattware 1780-1840: English and Scottish Relief Decorated and Underglaze Earthenware" by John and Griselda Lewis page 87 for several examples.


Condition: Condition is very good with invisible repair to tip of right ear of each cow  and front rip of her bonnet.







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