Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Large Rare Staffordshire cow spill vase

Victorian, circa 1860. 12.4ins high, 11ins wide, 3.5ins depth. Staffordshire spill vase with a pastoral theme which features a cow, stood on an oval base.



Russet and white version. Dull gilt base line and embellishment. Decorated mainly to the front.





Book reference not found.

Condition

CONDITION: Good.

Small chip to the shredded clay decoration.



Paint losses to the cow's tail and eyes.





Some rubbing to gilt.





KILN EFFECTS: a few specks of kiln grit caught in the glaze to the cow's head and top of base;







a few small firing pits to the reverse.





RESTORATION: Retouched flake to one of the cow's udders



and thistle leaves.



Stabilised and retouched hairline to base near cow's front legs.



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