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Pair Staffordshire pottery pug dogs

Victorian, circa 1880. Tallest is 8.7ins high, 7.2ins wide, 3.2ins depth. Pair of Staffordshire Pottery figures which feature a pug, stood on a rectangular base. Bright gilt base line.

Flatback, decorated mainly to the front.

Vent holes to reverse and underside.

Book reference ,'Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875' Book 3, by A.& N. Harding, page 254, figure a2775.

Condition

Right facing: Good. No restoration. Some small paint losses to ears, nose, muzzle and upper base.

Slight rubbing to gilt.

KILN EFFECT: some flecks of stray coloured glaze.

Left facing: Good. No restoration. Some small paint losses to left ear, muzzle and upper base.

Gilt almost entirely rubbed away.

KILN EFFECTS: shrinkage crack to front left leg

and around vent hole to reverse.


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