Antique Pair of Staffordshire Dogs Glazed Earthenware Sitting Spaniels Burnt Orange Coloring
Description: A beautiful pair of antique Staffordshire glazed earthenware sitting Spaniels. The two dogs are colored with splashes of burnt orange on a white background. They are both wearing a golden collar. Both Spaniels are sitting on their hind legs with their front legs fully stretched. They are both hollow and have a hole in the base to allow the moisture to escape when the dogs were fired in the kiln. They has black noses and eyes. The dogs are typical Staffordshire pottery dogs in a typical pose. They are relatively small in size, but are truly very nice. Just a great pair of dog figurines that have been around for over 100 years to add to your collection or use to decorate your house. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Circa 1880-1910.
Origin: Purchased at an estate auction in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Made in England.
Size: Both pieces measure ~ 3 1/2" high, with the base being ~1 1/4" by 2 1/8". Both pieces together weigh almost 6 ounces.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a nice pair of antique pottery figurines of a great dog to add to your collection. Please see photos to appreciate beauty and condition of the figurine.
Condition: The figurines are in good condition. They do not have breaks or repairs. One of the dogs has a small flake to the base which we show in the sixth photo. The other dog has a spider hairline on the back which we show in the ninth photo. Bothe pieces has minor losses to the black coloring of the facial details, general crazing of the glaze, and some of the usual errors you see in Staffordshire pottery such as pops, slubs, and areas where the glaze did not flow completely. These two figures have an unusually low number of such issues making them very nice. Please see photos for additional condition information.