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Figure - St George and the Dragon
  • St George and the Dragon
    Wood, Ralph the younger, born 1748 - died 1795
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St George and the Dragon

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1783-1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wood, Ralph the younger, born 1748 - died 1795 (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Creamware (lead-glazed earthenware), press-moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by L.J.E. Hooper

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.723-1931

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 13, shelf 1

Physical description

Figure of St George and the Dragon in creamware. The saint, mounted on a mettlesome horse, is about to thrust a spear or lance, which his hands purport to grasp, into the open jaws of the prostrate monster.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1783-1795 (made)

Artist/maker

Wood, Ralph the younger, born 1748 - died 1795 (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Creamware (lead-glazed earthenware), press-moulded

Marks and inscriptions

'Ra. Wood. Burslem'
impressed

'23'
impressed

Dimensions

Height: 27.9 cm, Width: 21 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of St George and the Dragon, creamware, Ralph Wood, Burslem, Staffordshire, ca. 1783-1795

Materials

Earthenware

Categories

Ceramics; Creamware & Pearlware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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