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Staffordshire pottery elephant, 'Jumbo', figure

Victorian, circa 1880. 10.6ins high, 10.2ins wide, 3.9ins depth. Staffordshire Pottery figure which features an elephant, stood on an oval base.

The piece is titled, 'JUMBO' .

Bright gilt base line. Decorated 'in the round' - decoration to front and reverse. Vent holes to reverse and underside.

Book reference ,'Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875' Book 2, by A.& N. Harding, page 246, figure 2937.

Condition

CONDITION: Good. Slight abrasions to the trunk;

glaze defect to elephant's front right leg.

RESTORATION. Stabilised and retouched hairline to curl on trunk.

Some minor retouched paint losses to ground.

 


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