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Saint George and the Dragon

Lead-glazed earthenware. The saint is wearing a plumed brown helmet and blue classical dress, arms poised as though spearing the dragon lying beneath the horse's feet. The base is glazed to simulate a rocky shore. Chips around base. Left foot repaired.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard C. Paine

English, about 1770–90

Object Place

Staffordshire, England

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Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed earthenware




Ceramics, Pottery