Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Pair Staffordshire Boy and Girl with Sheep and Dog

Victorian, circa 1860. Tallest is 7.9ins high, 6.1ins wide, 3.6ins depth. Pair of Parr Factory Staffordshire Pottery figures with a pastoral theme which feature a boy feeding a sheep and a girl giving a dog water, seated on an oval base. Dull gilt base line and embellishment.

Decorated mainly to the front.

Vent hole to the underside.

Condition

Male: Good. A few paint losses to his neck tie and tunic.

RESTORATION: Filled chip to fingers of both hands.

Filled chip to brim of hat.

Retouched paint loss to sash and shoes.

Female: Good. A few paint losses to dog's nose.

KILN EFFECT: shrinkage crack around her waist.

RESTORATION: Filled chip to ribbon on hat.

Retouched paint losses to dog's markings.


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