Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Pair Staffordshire spaniels with hare inkwells

Victorian, circa 1860. Tallest is 3.1ins high, 4.5ins wide, 2.8ins depth. Pair of Staffordshire inkwells with a hunting theme which feature a spaniel with hare, recumbent on a shaped base.



Black and white version. Dull gilt base line.
Decorated 'in the round' - decoration to front and reverse. Vent hole to the reverse.













Book reference not found.

Condition

CONDITION: Right facing: Generally good.

Some rubbing to gilt.





Slight wear to muzzle.



KILN EFFECTS: flecks of stray coloured glaze to the spaniel;





slight staining.





RESTORATION: Spaniel's right front paw remodelled.

Stabilised and retouched crack to front right leg.



Left facing: Generally good.

Some rubbing to gilt.



KILN EFFECTS: glaze pops to the hare's ear;



flecks of stray coloured glaze to the spaniel;



slight staining.





RESTORATION: Remodelled hind left paw.



Stabilised and retouched hairline to hare's body and to top of spaniel's left front leg running over it's back to the reverse.









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