18th Century Pottery Figures of Lion & Lioness
Late 18th-Early 19th Century
The pearlware pottery figures depict a true pair of a lion and a lioness facing each other on a slight domed hollow base. The lions are glazed in a naturalistic colour. Lion/on/off base.
Dimensions: Height: 5 3/8 inches x 5 3/4 inches long.
Reference: Staffordshire Figures, 1780-1840, Animals, Animal Performers, Dandies & Murder, Volume 3, Page 156, Figure 126.59 for the lion (unattributed).