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Staffordshire bird & lamb quill holder

Victorian, circa 1860. 4.9ins high, 2.8ins wide, 2.4ins depth.

Staffordshire quill holder which features a parrot sat on a tree stump with a lamb below, recumbent on an oval base.

Dull gilt base line and embellishment.

Decorated 'in the round' - decoration to front and reverse.

Book reference ,'Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875' Book 2, by A.& N. Harding, page 235, figure 2854.

Condition

Good. Small flake to rim of inkwell.

KILN EFFECTS: faint, over glazed shrinkage lines to the reverse and around lamb;

flecks of stray coloured glaze to the parrot.

RESTORATION. Filled chip to base at reverse.

Retouched paint losses to parrot's tail, beak and left wing.


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