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19th century faience barrel

£220.00

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A fantastic faience barrel straddled by the figure of a bacchanalian putto. Faience is the conventional name in English for fine tin-glazed pottery although in English 19th-century usage “faience” was often used to describe “any earthenware with relief modelling decorated with coloured glazes”..

This fine example finds the putto wreathed in vines gorging on a bunch of grapes with the usual faience colouration to the barrel and figure. This piece was reputedly commissioned for a national wine merchant.

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Dimensions

Height - 49 cm
Width - 27 cm
Length - 27 cm

Specifications

Item - Faience barrel
Age - 19th Century
Material - Pottery
Origin - English

Additional information

Age

19th Century

Material

Pottery

Origin

English

Room

Collectables

SKU: 1281 CAB29 Category: