Prattware Pottery Models of Cows with Figures,
The Prattware pearlware unusually colored cows are decorated with typical Prattware underglaze colors 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 holds 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, black, yellow blue and green
Dimensions: Height: 5 7/8 inches 6 1/2 inches x 3 1/8 inches deep (14.923cm x 7.94cm).
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 slight loss to tip of the right ear of each cow and the front tip of her bonnet & head of woman off/on (invisible).
|Dealer||Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc.|
|Measurements||Height: 5 7/8 inches 6 1/2 inches x 3 1/8 inches deep|
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|Contact||Paul Vandekar, 212-308-2022 or firstname.lastname@example.org|