Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Miniature Staffordshire castle

Victorian, circa 1860. 2.6ins high, 2.7ins wide, 1.1ins depth. Staffordshire castle which features a twin turreted keep, stood on an oval base. Multi-coloured version. Dull gilt embellishment.

Flatback, decorated only to the front.

Book reference,'Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875' Book 2, by A.& N. Harding, page 277, figure 3161.


Generally good.

KILN EFFECTS: over glazed shrinkage line to the reverse

and underside, with associated flakes;

kiln soot and detritus caught in the glaze;

flecks of stray coloured glaze to the reverse.

RESTORATION. Filled chip to central tower

and underside.

Retouched flake to the tallest tower.

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