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A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE ELEPHANT SPILL VASES AND A MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT AND CALF
A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE ELEPHANT SPILL VASES AND A MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT AND CALF

CIRCA 1850, THE PAIR, PAINTED 71 TO ONE

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A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE ELEPHANT SPILL VASES AND A MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT AND CALF
Circa 1850, the pair, painted 71 to one
The pair modelled as comparisoned circus elephants with tasselled iron-red and green saddle cloths standing before tree-trunks; the group modelled as a cow and calf standing beside a stream, on a mound base
6 3/8in. (16.2cm.) high, the pair (3)

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See Oliver, p. 60, fig. 80 for a similar pair of spill vases.
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