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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1810-30 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    earthenware, painted in colours

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Donald A. MacAlister

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.60-1965

  • 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 blue, turquoise and lilac.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (probably, made)

Date

ca.1810-30 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

earthenware, painted in colours

Dimensions

Height: 24.4 cm

Object history note

Given by Donald A. MacAlister

Descriptive line

Figure, The Widow of Zarephath, earthenware, possibly by Enoch Wood, ca.1810-30.

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

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

Production Note

Attribution to Wood based upon surviving evidence for compaanion piece 'Elijah and the Ravens' - see Halfpenny

Materials

Earthenware

Subjects depicted

Bread; Oil; Widow

Categories

Ceramics

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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