Vintage Staffordshire Dog Figurine Seated Spaniel with Gold Collar Marked Beswick England 1375-5
Description: A beautiful large size glazed Staffordshire china seated spaniel. This is a vintage reproduction of the classic Staffordshire seated Spaniel figure. The figurine shows a spaniel sitting on its hind and looking up and side way in the well known Staffordshire dog stance. The figurine has gold colored collar around its neck with the usual lock. The china dog figurine is hollow. The head is accented with black polychrome to show the dog's eye brows and eye outline, nose, and mouth. The dog's eyes are orangish yellow. There is also black colored paws in the front. The entire body of the dog has golden motif that looks like tulips with a stem and a cup. There is also golden highlights near the base, which look like flames. This is a large size Staffordshire spaniel and a great piece. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Unknown, but most likely mid to late 1900s.
Origin: Staffordshire, England.
Size: Measure ~7 7/8" high and 5 3/4" by ~4 1/4" at the widest part of the base. The piece weighs about 1 pound and seven ounces.
Marks: Impressed on the bottom "Beswick England 1375-5" under glaze.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a great vintage figurine of a great dog. Please see photos to appreciate beauty and condition of the figurine.
Condition: The figurine is in good condition given its age. It has no breaks, or repairs. It does have general crazing throughout which is difficult to see but is there. The piece also has a small black stain on the front which can be seen in the first photo on the left side about 1/3 the distance to the top. It also has two glaze flakes, one at one of the black paws again on the left side of the dog and the other on the dog's left eyebrow. All these issues can be seen in the photos presented. Be that as it may, the piece is still very nice and would display nicely in your collection or be a nice decorative piece around your home. Please view photos for additional condition information.
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