Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Pair Staffordshire pottery children with spaniel clock groups

Victorian, circa 1860. Tallest is 6.1ins high, 3.9ins wide, 1.6ins depth. Pair of Staffordshire clock groups which feature a boy and a girl

seated on recumbent spaniels, above a clock face, resting on a rectangular base.

Dull gilt embellishment. Decorated mainly to the front.

Vent hole to underside of one. Maker's marks painted to the underside.

Book reference ,'Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875' Book 3, by A.& N. Harding, page 154, figure a2282A.


CONDITION: Female: Good. No restoration.

A few minor paint losses to the ground and dog's tail.

Some rubbing to gilt.

KILN EFFECTS: shrinkage cracks to both sides of base,

top of dog's right ear and girl's head;

a speck of kiln grit caught in the glaze to the reverse.

Male: Good. No restoration.

Bruise to underside rear-left corner.

A few minor paint losses to ground.

Some rubbing to gilt.

KILN EFFECTS: shrinkage crack to either side of base;

firing hole next to boy's right ankle;

fleck of stray coloured glaze to the boy's forehead.

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