Staffordshire group, Paul & Virginia, c.1860
Staffordshire flat back group of ‘Paul & Virginia’, after the novel by Bernardin debSt. Pierre , with Paul shown offering her a nest with 3 blue eggs, his jacket at his feet, seated on a rocky mound.
firing flaws from kiln
rwd. Harding vol.1 fig. 1189 for the exact same model with similar painted decoration,but no ‘moss’.