Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Pair Stafforshire King Charles spaniels on pink cushion bases

Victorian, circa 1860. Tallest is 7.4ins high, 6.9ins wide, 2.8ins depth.

Pair of Staffordshire Pottery figures which feature a King Charles spaniel, stood on a leaf embellished base.

We think they have possibly been matched up together at some stage because they have significantly different markings. Dull gilt embellishment.

Flatback, decorated mainly to the front.

Vent hole to the underside.

Condition

Right facing: Generally good. Some paint losses to dog's markings and leaves to base.

Some rubbing to gilt.

KILN EFFECTS: small firing hole and kiln dirt to reverse;

fleck of stray russet glaze to base.

RESTORATION. Filled chips to one base foot, and lower base edge at reverse.

Stabilised and retouched hairline running from left ear to chest.

Retouched paint losses to dog's markings, eyes, paws and leaves to base.

Left facing: Generally good. Small chip to underside edge of one base foot.

Some small flakes around the lower base edge.

Some rubbing to gilt.

KILN EFFECTS: flecks of stray coloured glaze to the base;

small firing pit below collar.

RESTORATION. Section to underside reglued and join retouched.

Retouched flakes to base feet.

Retouched paint losses to dog's markings and eyes.


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