Staffordshire Creamware spaniel on cushion
pre-Victorian, circa 1790. 6.9ins high, 6.3ins wide, 3.5ins depth. Staffordshire creamware figure which features a spaniel on a tassled cushion, seated on a shaped hollow base.
Decorated 'in the round' - decoration to front and reverse.
Vent holes are present.
Book reference,'English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840' by Pat Halfpenny, page 90, figure 2.
CONDITION: Generally good.
A few small flakes to the underside base edge.
KILN EFFECTS: a few specks of kiln detritus caught in the glaze;
firing hole to dog's left ear;
a few flecks of stray coloured glaze.
RESTORATION. Two stabilised and retouched hairlines to the upper base,
one still slightly visible across one corner of the cushion.
Stabilised and retouched crack to the mold join across spaniel's back and both ears.
Two stabilised and retouched hairlines to rear-end of the cushion base, next to the tassels.
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