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Stag with Bocage: EC.35.3-1943

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Current Location: In storage


Stag with Bocage


Factory: Wood, Enoch




Pale cream earthenware with lead-glaze tinted very slightly blue

Pale cream earthenware, press-moulded, with applied bocage, covered with lead-glaze tinted very slightly blue. The stag is supported on a roughly oblong base with slightly wavy sides which has a small tree with bocage at the back; the underside is deeply concave and has a ventilation split under the figure. The recumbent stag (lacking its antlers) is orientated to the viewer's left with its head turned towards the front. Its left foreleg is extended and its left bent up. The tree is covered with applied serrated leaves and five-petalled flowers.


History note: Found with other figures and fragments beneath the pavement on the south side of Burslem old Town Hall (oposite the Leopard Inn) during Mr Bemrose's excavation in April 1938; exchanged with other fragments for a copy of Rackham's Catalogue of the Glaisher Collection, 1935.

Legal notes

Given by Stoke-on-Trent Museum in exchange for a Catalogue of the Glaisher Collection

Measurements and weight

Height: 12 cm
Width: 11.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Burslem ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Exchanged (1943) by The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery


George IV
Circa 1820 CE - 1830 CE


This model may have been a pair with EC.4-1943

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Materials used in production

pale cream Earthenware
tinted very slightly blue Lead-glaze

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.35.3-1943
Primary reference Number: 76955
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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