Prattware Pottery Models of Cows with Figures



Prattware Pottery Models of Cows with Figures,

Yorkshire,

1810-20.

(Ref: ny9109-cram)

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.
Date: 1810-20
Origin England
Artist/Maker
Measurements Height: 5 7/8 inches 6 1/2 inches x 3 1/8 inches deep
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Website http://vandekar.com
Price 6000
Contact Paul Vandekar, 212-308-2022 or  info@vandekar.com

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