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The Fox and the Sick Lion

Pattern Category: Aesops Fables

Object Type: Dinner and Dessert Wares


  • Diameter: 11 inches


Exhibited here is a rare and late example of  The Fox and the Sick Lion pattern printed in black underglaze on the interior of an earthenware bowl with molded pedestal.  Shown below are the printed title mark and the exterior of the bowl which is printed with The Leopard and the Fox. 

This pattern was introduced in c.1830.

 Click on the image of the bowl to enlarge it.

Drakard/Holdway Pattern Number P907-7