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Staffordshire Pearlware Double Removable Deer Park Spill Vase Group, 
Enoch Wood,
Circa 1820-30.

This remarkable and rare large pearlware group is particularly rare with the deer being removable being placed into insets on the oval base.  

The group depicts two large figures of a stag and doe facing each other either side of the central tree trunk spill vase with a small lamb below.

12 1/4 inches high x 16 3/4 inches x 5 inches deep

The removable stag: 8 inches high x 5 3/4 inches wide x 3 inches deep

Removable doe: 6 1/2 inches high x 5 1/2 inches x 3 inches deep.

Provenance: Alistair Samson, London (Old sales label where it is called Walton).

Reference: People, Passions, Pastimes, and Pleasures: Staffordshire Figures 1810-1835, Myrna Schkolne, Page 211, for a similar group from the collection of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK.

Holding the Past, The William Herbert and Nancy Hunt Collection of Early English Pottery Figures, Myrna Schkolne, Page 193, #176 for the same figure; 165, #148 for a group with removable sitting sheep attributed to Enoch Wood.

Also a very similar group was sold at Doyle New York, Important English and Continental Furniture & Decorations, January 23 and 24, 2008, Lot 1410-Staffordshire Earthenware Deer Group Spill Vase Early 19th century- Depicting a shepherd playing a horn and seated at the base of a tree-form vase flanked by deer, on a molded oval base. Height 10 inches (25.4 cm), width 15 inches (38 cm).
Sold to a buyer from New York for $17,500.


31.12cm x 42.55 x 12.7cm

Condition report

staff old invisible break

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