Figure of a Cat

Variegated earthenware with lead glaze (agateware) | 5.8 x 14.6in | c. 1730

English Artist

The multi-hued clays wedged together, known as agateware, that form this Cat have been manipulated to mimic the tri-colored mixture of a calico cat. The 18th century marked the beginning of English figure manufacture on a commercial scale. Made with ...
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