Pair Staffordshire spaniels with flower baskets
Victorian, circa 1860. Tallest is 7.1ins high, 5.1ins wide, 3.1ins depth.
Pair of Staffordshire figures which feature a spaniel holding a flower basket in its mouth, stood directly on the ground, no base.
Black and white version. Flatback, decorated mainly to the front. Vent hole to the reverse.
Maker's marks painted to the underside.
Book reference not found.
Right facing: Good. No restoration. KILN EFFECTS: glaze miss to the reverse;
glaze pops to the flower basket;
thin glaze application to black enamel.
Left facing: Good. KILN EFFECTS: thin glaze application to black enamel;
touch mark to the dog's left hind leg.
RESTORATION. Retouched paint losses to markings, ears and face.
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