The Lark Ascending
The Lark Ascending
The Lark Ascending
The Lark Ascending
The Lark Ascending
The Lark Ascending

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A stack of eleven birds in flight, carved in oak, with their wings alternately raised and lowered, are mounted on a tall variegated alabaster pedestal, carved in a repeated double-cone form.

Manchester Art Gallery



The Lark Ascending


oak & alabaster


H 231 x W 24 x D 15 cm;
Plinth: H 5 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

gift from Mrs D. Perry and Mrs W. Shuttleworth in memory of their father, Alderman John Bateman, JP of Cheshire

Work type


Signature/marks description

lower centre back: ML


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