DESCRIPTION: Poole Pottery large earthenware roundel depicting a faun playing panpipes, designed by Phoebe Stabler. The faun (possibly the Greek god Pan, god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, nature of mountain wilds and rustic music) is circled by a garland of flowers and foliage and is on a background of rolling green hills beneath a blue sky.
MARKS: The blue background to the left of the faun and just above the green hills is embossed 'PHOEBE STABLER 1922'. The back of the roundel has 3 stamps. The central partial stamp reads 'ENGLAND' clearly but the other 2 sta,ps are illegible. This piece was designed by Phoebe Stabler c.1914 and was produced by Poole during the 1920's.
NAME: Piping Faun
COLOUR: Hand pained in various colours and glazed
SIZE: 15.75 inches (40cm)
WEIGHT: 12.13 pounds (5.5kg)
DESIGNER: Phoebe Stabler
CONDITION: Overall crazing and a chip to the top of the hair