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Staffordshire lion & lamb figure

Victorian, circa 1860. 6.7ins high, 5.1ins wide, 2.4ins depth. Staffordshire Pottery figure which features a lion and lamb, seated on an oblong base.

Dull gilt base line. Decorated 'in the round' - decoration to front and reverse.

Vent hole to the reverse.

Maker's marks painted to the underside.

Book reference ,'Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875' Book 2, by A.& N. Harding, page 258, figure 3014.

Condition

CONDITION: Generally good.

A few paint losses to lion's paws,

mane

and nose.

KILN EFFECTS: shrinkage crack to the reverse;

a few specks of kiln grit caught in the glaze to the lion's nose.

RESTORATION. Stabilised and retouched crack to lion's chest,

back

and reverse.

Stabilised and retouched hairline to lion's front right paw.


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