Catalogue No: PV017
The Reading Maid, attributed to the leading Staffordshire potter Obadiah Sherratt. Finely modelled sitting in front of bocage on a grassy mound with floral sprigs. Extremely well decorated 'in the round' with attention paid to the dress and shoes, this is an outstanding figure.
Approx - 10.5 inches (270mm) tall.
In very good, original condition throughout, save firing crack to right shoulder and rear of tree stump with paint loss to top of base.
For more information and a picture of this exact same figure see: Myrna Schkolne Staffordshire Figures 1780-1840 Volume 1 page 88
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