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  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1780 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, moulded

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cream-coloured earthenware figure of a bird, Moulded. Decorated with touches of iron oxide under the glaze.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)


ca.1780 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, moulded


Height: 7.6 cm, Length: 6.5 cm

Object history note

Bequeathed by Mrs Mary B. Sargeant

Descriptive line

Figure, bird, earthenware, Staffordshire, ca.1780

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Halfpenny, Pat, English Earthenware Figures: 1740-1840 (Antique Collectors' Club: 1995). p.113.



Subjects depicted



Ceramics; Dolls & Toys

Production Type

Mass produced


Ceramics Collection

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