London, South Kensington
20 September 2001
A pair of models of dalmatians
each naturalistically modelled seated on their haunches facing left and right, enriched with black spots, with gilt collars and chains, on dark-blue shaped oval bases (one with damages to underside of the base) -- 14cm. high; a pair of models of hounds, each modelled recumbent on dark-blue scroll-moulded bases, enriched in pink lustre (light crazing to the glaze) -- 11cm. wide; two figures of boys, each modelled seated on hounds -- 9cm. wide; a porcelain figure of an Oriental gardener; a figure of a man holding a dove; and two porcelain models of monkeys playing musical instruments (some damages throughout), various dates 19th century
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Cf. Clive Mason Pope, A-Z Of Staffordshire Dogs, A Potted History (1990), p. 24, fig. 3.
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