Antique Dapple Gray Pottery Horse Made by St Anthony’s Pottery England Circa 1800
A lovely antique pottery horse made of pearl glazed creamware. The saddled horse is standing on a green-colored base. Sponge decorated in mottled shades of gray the horse has a blue striped saddle a light brown saddle strap and dark brown reins. The figure of the horse is naive and charming. The face is painted with the eyes just dots and the eyebrows each a single curved line. The colors are made with oxides painted under the glaze. The horse was made by the St. Anthony’s Pottery located in Newcastle Upon Tyne North East England.
Ref. English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840 by Pat Halfpenny image and description on page 119 (the figure is from the collection of the City Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke on Trent, 47. P. 1963.
Dimensions: 6 inches high, 2 inches wide, 6 inches long