Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Pair Staffordshire pottery children, dog & snake figures

Pair of Staffordshire Pottery figures which feature a naked child, a dog and a snake, seated on an oblong base.

Dull gilt base line and embellishment. Vent hole to the reverse.

Book reference ,'Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875' Book 3, by A.& N. Harding, page 220, figure a2296/a2297.


Right facing: Good. A few paint losses to dog's markings and boy's hair.

Slight rubbing to gilt.

KILN EFFECTS: minor kiln soot caught in the glaze to the front and reverse.

RESTORATION: Remodelled snake's head.

Filled chips to base.

Left facing: Good. No restoration. Slight rubbing to gilt.

KILN EFFECTS: small firing hole to the reverse;

slight staining to the reverse.


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