Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Pair Staffordshire spaniels with hare inkwells

Victorian, circa 1860. 3.5ins high, 4.5ins wide, 2.9ins depth. Staffordshire inkwell which features a spaniel with hare, recumbent on a rococo base.



Dull gilt embellishment.
Decorated 'in the round' - decoration to front and reverse.









Book reference not found.

Condition

CONDITION: Right facing: Good. No restoration.

Some paint losses to the hare.



Gilt almost entirely rubbed away.



KILN EFFECTS: flecks of stray coloured glaze.









Left facing: Generally good.

Some paint losses to the hare.



Gilt almost entirely rubbed away.



KILN EFFECTS: small shrinkage crack to spaniel's tail;



flecks of stray coloured glaze;





a speck of kiln detritus caught in the glaze to the spaniel's body.



RESTORATION: both front paws remodelled.



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