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STAFFORDSHIRE FIGURINE Robin Hood 19 century LARGE RARE Victorian Flatback Vase

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STAFFORDSHIRE FIGURINE Robin Hood 19 century LARGE RARE Victorian Flatback Vase
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This is a beautiful and very unusual Staffordshire figurine/vase that depicts Robin Hood.
This is really a very rare and unusual example of Staffordshire pottery figure
The figure is shown in plate 13, figure 26. p. 521 of P. D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era.
The figurine is circa 1870.
The figure has many fine handpainted details including attractive facial features, rich and colorful detail
It is original, antique figurine and it shows all the obvious signs:
1.) The typical old base does not have casting holes.
2.) Note typical flaws such as firing lines, glaze frizzle, bumps and pitting
3.) Paint is uneven.
4.) Shows fine brush strokes on the details.
5.) Most gold used on original figures has a softer appearance.
This is a large figural group. It stands 16" tall and it is 9" by 4 1/8" at the base.
The figure is in good condition.
There is some crazing that is normal for those figurines, as well as, some minimal paint loss.
There is a hair line at the front and on a man coat.
There are some manufacturing defects
Please refer to the pictures

Staffordshire figures and animals were made by many different potters and factories and were rarely signed.
English pottery figural groups were made during the later part of the 18th Century.
They were potted from simple two-piece press molds. Once dry, the molds were placed together and thin rolls of clay were inserted to seal the seams inside.
The next step was to make a small hole, usually on the base, so that air was able to escape during the firing process.
After the first firing, the figures were painted with underglaze colors and then dipped into a liquid glaze.
Once this process was completed, the figures were then painted with enamel, over glaze, colors and any gilding required and then fired a final time.
Due to the deposits of clay left in the molds, the average mold's life would not last for more than 100 figures without severe loss of quality.
This is one way to tell the age of the figure, the cleaner and crisper, the earlier it was produced in the mold's life. The more often the mold was used, the less the quality of the figure produced.


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    STAFFORDSHIRE FIGURINE Robin Hood 19 century LARGE RARE Victorian Flatback Vase

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    Description
    ...
    This is a beautiful and very unusual Staffordshire figurine/vase that depicts Robin Hood.
    This is really a very rare and unusual example of Staffordshire pottery figure
    The figure is shown in plate 13, figure 26. p. 521 of P. D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era.
    The figurine is circa 1870.
    The figure has many fine handpainted details including attractive facial features, rich and colorful detail
    It is original, antique figurine and it shows all the obvious signs:
    1.) The typical old base does not have casting holes.
    2.) Note typical flaws such as firing lines, glaze frizzle, bumps and pitting
    3.) Paint is uneven.
    4.) Shows fine brush strokes on the details.
    5.) Most gold used on original figures has a softer appearance.
    This is a large figural group. It stands 16" tall and it is 9" by 4 1/8" at the base.
    The figure is in good condition.
    There is some crazing that is normal for those figurines, as well as, some minimal paint loss.
    There is a hair line at the front and on a man coat.
    There are some manufacturing defects
    Please refer to the pictures

    Staffordshire figures and animals were made by many different potters and factories and were rarely signed.
    English pottery figural groups were made during the later part of the 18th Century.
    They were potted from simple two-piece press molds. Once dry, the molds were placed together and thin rolls of clay were inserted to seal the seams inside.
    The next step was to make a small hole, usually on the base, so that air was able to escape during the firing process.
    After the first firing, the figures were painted with underglaze colors and then dipped into a liquid glaze.
    Once this process was completed, the figures were then painted with enamel, over glaze, colors and any gilding required and then fired a final time.
    Due to the deposits of clay left in the molds, the average mold's life would not last for more than 100 figures without severe loss of quality.
    This is one way to tell the age of the figure, the cleaner and crisper, the earlier it was produced in the mold's life. The more often the mold was used, the less the quality of the figure produced.


    Reserve: $180.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $35.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination. International shipping may be subject to VAT.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Canada

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
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