Anthony & Cleopatra c1790

Anthony & Cleopatra c1790


An exhibition over the weeks
of the Winter Solstice in Tasmania celebrating new antique discoveries,
research finds and treasures soon to arrive.
in-store daily for a month.
Open 7 days from Saturday  19th  – Sunday 11th July 2021, 10  – 4

Anthony & Cleopatra, a wonderful  pair of lead glazed pearlware pottery figures, recumbant in the manner of Roman River Gods,probably by Wood & Caldwell.

Rare in mint condition

UK c 1790 L 33cm ea.

Price inc GST $3,600/ pair.

Mark Anthony with his silvered cuirasse modelled on Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry, Viscount Castlereagh. Cleopatra modelled on the sleeping Ariadne, the original marble in the Vatican Museums.