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Small Pair Staffordshire russet&white leg free spaniels

Victorian, circa 1860. Tallest is 5.1ins high, 3.7ins wide, 2.8ins depth. Pair of Staffordshire figures which feature a spaniel, front leg free, seated directly on the ground, no base. Russet and white version. Dull gilt embellishment.

Decorated 'in the round' - decoration to front and reverse. Vent hole to the reverse.

Book reference not found.


Right facing: Generally good.

A few paint losses to markings.

Slight rubbing to gilt;

piece of kiln detritus caught in the glaze between the front legs.

RESTORATION: Filled chip to right front paw.

Stabilised and retouched shrinkage line to spaniel's back.

Left facing: Generally good.

Slight rubbing to gilt.

KILN EFFECTS: over glazed shrinkage line to the reverse.

RESTORATION: Filled chip to tail

and to both front paws.

Retouched paint loss to markings.

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