Peace

 

Stock No: 000933

 

Height: 8.25 Inches / 20.5 cm

 

Reference: Myrna Schkolne Staffordshire Figures 1780 to 1840 Vol 4, Page 171, Fig 188.1

 

Price: £425.00

 

A fine quality antique Staffordshire lead glazed earthenware classical figure of Peace decorated with overglaze enamels. Here she stands on a raised square edged base with burgundy line running around all four edges, wearing a long flowing robe fastened at the waist with a belt. Peace is portrayed as a beautiful woman crowned with an olive wreath and carrying a laurel branch in her left hand, at her feet are the weapons of war, her right hand holding a flaming torch with which she sets the weapons of war alight, made in Staffordshire, England c1800.