A PAIR OF URN FINIALS COADE LMBETH MATERIAL: COADE STONE PERIOD: LATE 18TH CENTURY

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Essay
Coade stone was stoneware that was often described as an artificial stone in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. It was used for moulding neoclassical statues, architectural decorations and garden ornaments of the highest quality that remain virtually weatherproof today.The same feature with a lion's head is found on a coade stone garden urn at Ardress House, County Armagh, stamped ‘COADE LONDON 1790’

Dimensions: 31 in. (78.8 cm.) high, each

Weight: 5 g