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FS22: Three Day Fine Art Sale

A Rare Staffordshire Pearlware Group of 'The Death of Munrow'

Auction Lot FS22/580

A rare Staffordshire pearlware group of 'The Death of Munrow' in the manner of Obadiah Sherrat, modelled as a large tiger attacking the stricken Lieutenant Munrow, on rectangular base with bracket feet, the title inscribed to two oval plaques, 33cm wide, 24cm high [tail lacking, some repair].

A Rare Staffordshire Pearlware Group of 'The Death of Munrow' (FS22/580) offered in our Three Day Fine Art Sale starting on 29th April 2014 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A rare Staffordshire pearlware group of 'The Death of Munrow' in the manner of Obadiah Sherrat, modelled as a large tiger attacking the stricken Lieutenant Munrow, on rectangular base with bracket feet, the title inscribed to two oval plaques, 33cm wide, 24cm high [tail lacking, some repair].

Notes

This group is based on the gory fate of Lieutenant Hector Monroe in India on the 2nd December 1792 who, while attending a picnic, retired to the undergrowth for a 'necessary moment' and was attacked by a tiger while his attention was diverted.

Price Realised

£15,000

Department

Ceramics and Glass

Sale Information

FS22: Three Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 29th April 2014
Wednesday, 30th April 2014
Thursday, 1st May 2014

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 10:00am on Wednesday, 30th April 2014 as part of the Oriental and European Ceramics and Glass section of the sale.

Contact

For more information about this particular auction lot, please contact:-

Nic SainteyNic Saintey


Andrew ThomasAndrew Thomas


Important Notes

Weights and measurements are approximate guidelines only, unless otherwise stated to the contrary.

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