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Pair Staffordshire 'Milk Sold Here' cow spill vases

Victorian, circa 1860. Tallest is 14.4ins high, 13.8ins wide, 3.7ins depth. Pair of Staffordshire spill vases with a pastoral theme which feature a cow, stood on an oval base.



The pieces are titled, 'MILK SOLD HERE' to the fronts.



Black and white version.
Dull gilt embellishment. Decorated mainly to the front.











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

Condition

CONDITION: Right facing: Good.

Slight rubbing to gilt.





KILN EFFECTS: flecks of stray coloured glaze to the ground and cow.









RESTORATION: Filled chip to left ear and horn.





Retouched paint losses to markings, spill and leaves.













Left facing: Generally good.

Slight rubbing to gilt;





kiln grit caught in the glaze to the base and cow's face.









RESTORATION: Filled chip to tail,



base



and front hoof.



Section of hind left leg reglued and join retouched.





Retouched flakes to spill rim and right ear and horn.



Retouched paint losses to markings and leaves.







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