Antique Victorian Staffordshire Spaniel Mantle Dogs (Pair)

HK$4,280.00

-1840s-1890s, England

 

"...and just behind each sat a large white china dog, with round green spots all over it, a green nose and green ears. Those dogs captured Anne's fancy on the spot; they seemed like the twin guardian deities of Patty's Place." -Anne of the Island, L.M. Montgomery

A pair of genuine Victorian-era Staffordshire Spaniel dogs originally for placing on the two sides of the fireplace mantle. One facing right and the other facing left, they are decorated with gold stars, collars, and a padlock. In a rare, extra large size. 

 

-Material: English clay

-Condition: Very good. Manufacturing crack on side bottom, light crazing, and light crack across chest of right dog.

-Size: L26cm x W12cm x H34cm each

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