Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Farmer's wife

Maker:
Manner of Ralph Wood the Elder (British, Burslem 1715–1772 Burslem)
Date:
ca. 1820
Culture:
British, Staffordshire
Medium:
Lead-glazed earthenware
Dimensions:
Height: 9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.301
Not on view
This figure was acquired with 1974.356.302 as a pair of farmers. The male figure, however, is probably not ensuite, but rather an unrelated figure of a tinker.
Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (until 1974; bequeathed to MMA)
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