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Grapplers

ca. 1862
19th c
11 5/8 in. x 7 1/4 in. x 3 in. (29.53 cm x 18.42 cm x 7.62 cm)

Staffordshire, England, English, b. mid 17th Century

Object Type: Ceramic
Creation Place: Europe, England, Staffordshire
Medium and Support: Earthenware with enamel decoration
Credit Line: Gift of the Estate of Dr. and Mrs. Leslie Dornfeld
Accession Number: 2005.129

Commentary
These two scantily-clad "grapplers," wrestling in the Greco-Roman style, may have been modeled on a Greek or Roman sculptural prototype.

Exhibition
2003 - 2004: "Clay Bodies: Staffordshire Figurative Ceramics from the Collection of Dr. & Mrs. Leslie Dornfeld," October 4, 2003 - April 4, 2004, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

Object Description
Representational Earthenware sculpture

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Dimensions
  • H: 11 5/8; W: 7 1/4; D: 3 inches Dimensions: 11 5/8 x 7 1/4 x 3 in. (29.53 x 18.42 x 7.62 cm)

Provenance History
  • Owner Name: Dr. and Mrs. Leslie Dornfeld
    Role: collectors
    Place: Los Angeles, California
    Dates: 2005

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