Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Pair Staffordshire Spaniel and Pups in Wash Basket

Victorian, circa 1860. Tallest is 5.9ins high, 5.5ins wide, 2.4ins depth. Pair of Staffordshire Pottery groups which feature a spaniel and her pups in a wicker wash basket, seated on an oval base.

Dull gilt base line and embellishment.

Flatback, decorated mainly to the front.

Vent hole to the reverse.

Book reference ,'Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875' Book 2, by A.& N. Harding, page 2559, figure 195.


CONDITION: Right facing: Generally good.

Some rubbing to gilt.

KILN EFFECTS: kiln detritus caught in the glaze to the base;

shrinkage line to her right leg.

RESTORATION. Remodelled muzzle for mum.

Filled flake to base at reverse.

Left facing: Good. No restoration.

Slight rubbing to gilt.

KILN EFFECTS: piece of kiln detritus caught inside causing piece to rattle.

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