Staffordshire group, dancer, musician, bridge with swan, c.1865

$165.00 AUD

Staffordshire pottery figure group, with small figures of a girl dancing on a bridge, a man playing a lute to one side, an arch of tree trunks above, with a swan swimming on the swiftly running river below, the whole decorated with patches of blue sieved clay ‘moss’.
Possibly Dudson,
Circa 1865

H: 18.8cm

excellent condition

 

ref. Harding vol.1, fig.1652 for the model.

 

The blue moss was a feature seen often on the products of the Dudson firm.

The subject is surely a musical one, perhaps involving gypsies….?

 

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