Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Pair Staffordshire pottery figures of children on Disraeli St. Bernards

Victorian, circa 1860. Tallest is 9.4ins high, 7.5ins wide, 3.5ins depth. Pair of Staffordshire figures which feature a boy and a girl, each on the back of a St. Bernard with Disraeli curls on it's head, stood on an oblong base. Dull gilt base line and embellishment.

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

Book reference ,'Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875' Book 2, by A.& N. Harding, page 147, figure 2244.

Condition

CONDITION: Right facing: Good. One Small flake to the reverse lower base edge.

Some rubbing to gilt.

KILN EFFECTS: a few pieces of kiln grit caught in the glaze to the top of the base;

flecks of stray coloured glaze to the reverse.

RESTORATION. Retouched paint losses to black enamels.

Left facing: Good. Small flake to girl's right hand.

Rubbing to gilt.

KILN EFFECTS: flecks of stray coloured glaze and glaze run to the reverse.

RESTORATION. Filled chip to hat and front of base.

Retouched paint losses to black enamels and hem on skirt.

 


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