Antique Dillwyn & Co.,Swansea Porcelain Flat-back Figure of Mare & Foal, Circa 1814-17.


Antique Swansea Porcelain Flat-back Figure of Mare & Foal,
Dillwyn & Co.,
Circa 1820

The figure depicts a mare grazing and the foal looking aware as though startled. The horse figures stand on a pink stepped base.

Between 1814 and 1817, Dillwyn produced the renowned Swansea china or Swansea porcelain and this figure was made during that period.

Dimensions: 6 inches long x 3.75 inches high

Private British Collection,
Andrew Dando of Bath

This group was made at the Dillwyn & Co. works in Swansea where for a period of time an opaque china such as these figures were made. Further, a similar model of pointers, on an identical base, was sold at Philips, Cardiff, in 1988 and another marked example can be seen at the County Museum, Truro.

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