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Elijah and Widow

ca. 1825
19th c
11 1/4 in. x 6 1/2 in. x 6 1/4 in. (28.58 cm x 16.51 cm x 15.88 cm)

Staffordshire, England, English, b. mid 17th Century
Obadiah Sherratt, British, (ca. 1775–ca. 1845)

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: 2005.106.a.b
a- Elijah- H: 11 1/4; W: 6 1/2; D: 5 1/2 inches
b- Widow- H: 11 1/4; W: 6 1/2; D: 6 1/4 inches

This pair of figures has the table-base mount typical of the work of Staffordshire potter Obadiah Sherratt.

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 sculptures

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  • see Display Comments for complete dimensions Dimensions: 11 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. (28.58 x 16.51 x 15.88 cm)

Provenance History
  • Owner Name: Dunsdale Lodge Antiques
    Role: vendor
    Place: Kent, England
    Dates: 03/26/1988

  • Owner Name: Dr. and Mrs. Leslie Dornfeld
    Role: private collector
    Place: Los Angeles, California
    Dates: 03/28/1988, 2005

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