London, South Kensington
28 March 2002
A pair of models of mastiffs
modelled recumbent to the left and right, with ochre coats and black collars, on grassy mounds above shaped oval gilt-line bases, circa 1855 (damages and restoration) -- 13.5cm. wide
See illustration (2)
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Cf. Clive Mason Pope, A-Z of Staffordshire Dogs A Potted History (1990), p. 122, fig. 1 for a pair of mastiff spill vases.
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