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Bull Baiting Group

English
about 1760
Ralph Wood


Object Place: Europe, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

1982.738

Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pottery

Lead-glazed earthenware. Brown dog baiting large red-brown bull with lowered head, all on green, light brown, and yellow naturally modeled base, bull supported by tree trunk. Interior unglazed.

Provenance

Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; by inheritance to his widow, Ellen Eliot Paine (b. 1894 - d. 1987), Boston; 1982, year-end gift of Mrs. Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1983)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard C. Paine