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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: 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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