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Black and white Jasper, slight chips on base. "copy No. 7.. the so-called Apsley Pellatt-Rickman copy" Black metal mirrored stand.


According to tradition, 1829, purchased from the Wedgwood factory by Apsley Pellatt (1791-1863), London; by 1875, Mr. Rickman; before 1956, Miss E. Fisher, [London ?]; October 30, 1956, Miss E. Fisher, et al. sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 91; Lloyd E. Hawes, Wellesley, MA; 1958, gift of Lloyd E. Hawes to MFA (Accession Date: April 10, 1958)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Lloyd E. Hawes

English, about 1790

Object Place

Staffordshire, England


25.4 X 21.5 cm (10 X 8 7/16 in)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Jasperware (colored stoneware)




Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware