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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800-10 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wood, Enoch, born 1759 - died 1840 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, painted in colours

  • Credit Line:

    Bought from the Haliburton Collection

  • Museum number:

    94-1874

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Figure of the Widow of Zarephath: woman standing beside a cruse of oil with bread in her hand. Floral robe painted in orange, yellow and lilac.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1800-10 (made)

Artist/maker

Wood, Enoch, born 1759 - died 1840 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, painted in colours

Dimensions

Height: 23.5 cm

Object history note

Purchased, Haliburton collection

Descriptive line

Figure, The Widow of Zarephath, earthenware, possibly by Enoch Wood, ca.1800-10.

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

Halfpenny, Pat, English Earthenware Figures: 1740-1840 (Antique Collectors' Club: 1995), p.219, 240 & 241

Production Note

Enoch Wood attribution based on surviving evidence for companion piece 'Elijah and the Ravens' - see Halfpenny and Circ.59 & 60-1965

Materials

Earthenware

Subjects depicted

Bread; Oil; Widow

Categories

Ceramics

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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