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Staffordshire clock tower with eagle and goats

Victorian, circa 1860. 8.5ins high, 7.6ins wide, 2.5ins depth. Staffordshire spill vase which features a castle with two turrets, an eagle sat above a clock face
and two goats recumbent on the ground, stood on a shaped base.



Dull gilt base line and embellishment. Flatback, decorated mainly to the front.









Book reference,'Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875' Book 3, by A.& N. Harding, page 288, figure a3215.

Condition

CONDITION: Generally good.

Flaking to shredded clay.









Some small paint losses to ground,



stems and flowers.





Some rubbing to gilt.



KILN EFFECTS: notable crazing and craze lines;





kiln soot caught in the glaze;











glaze miss to base front.



RESTORATION: stabilised and retouched crack to underside, running up reverse;





filled chip to one goat's nose;



retouched paint losses to eagle's beak



and one merlon to turret.



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