Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Large pair Staffordshire St. Bernard's

Victorian, circa 1880. Tallest is 10.2ins high, 13.4ins wide, 5.1ins depth. Pair of Staffordshire figures which feature a St. Bernard, stood directly on the ground, no base.





Brown and white version. Bright gilt embellishment. Decorated 'in the round' - decoration to front and reverse.





Vent hole to the underside.



Book reference,'A-Z of Staffordshire Dogs, A Potted History', by Clive Mason Pope, page 150

Condition

CONDITION: Right facing: Good. Tight hairline to the spaniel's back .



Some rubbing to gilt.



RESTORATION: Retouched paint losses to markings, tongue and tail.













Left facing: Good. Slight rubbing to gilt.



KILN EFFECTS: touch mark to the left front paw;



over glazed shrinkage line to the tail.



RESTORATION: Retouched paint losses to the markings, tongue and tail.











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