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Staffordshire Pottery Lady Hester Stanhope with Camel Figure

Victorian, circa 1860. 7.7ins high, 5.3ins wide, 3.9ins depth. Staffordshire Pottery figure which features Lady Hester Stanhope riding a camel with Dr Meryon by their side, stood on a shaped base.

Dull gilt embellishment. Decorated 'in the round' - decoration to front and reverse. Vent hole to the underside.

Book reference ,'Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875' Book 1, by A.& N. Harding, page 378, figure 1458.

Condition

CONDITION: Good. Small flake to man's nose.

Some rubbing to gilt.

KILN EFFECTS: shrinkage crack with associated flaking to the underside of base.

RESTORATION. Camel's tail remodelled.

Retouched paint losses to clothing and camel.

 


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