Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Staffordshire Mother Hubbard & spaniel figure

Victorian, circa 1860. 9.3ins high, 4.1ins wide, 2.8ins depth. Staffordshire figure with a childhood theme which features Old Mother Hubbard with her dog
begging at her side, stood on an oval base.

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

Book reference,'Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875' Book 1, by A.& N. Harding, page 321, figure 1179.



KILN EFFECTS: over glazed chip to base;

tiny glaze pops to her cloak and to cushion;

a few specks of kiln soot caught in the glaze to the reverse;

shrinkage crack along the mold join to the right side.

RESTORATION. Filled chip to front lower base edge.

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