London, South Kensington
26 October 2000
A pair of models of pipe-smoking spaniels
modelled seated on their haunches facing left and right, with black patches and gilt collars, on shaped oval scroll-moulded bases, mid 19th century (each with two minute glaze chips to head, one cracked to base) -- 22cm. high
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Cf. Clive Mason Pope, A-Z of Staffordshire Dogs (1990), p. 133, figs. 4 & 5.
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Please note that the spaniel facing right is restored.
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