London, South Kensington
20 September 2001
A spill vase group
modelled as two greyhounds, one standing to the right, with iron-red coat, the other recumbent below, painted in shades of grey, before a gate, on shaped rectangular rocky-moulded base, circa 1860 (minor damages) -- 27cm. high; and a pearlware model of a sheep, modelled standing before a flowering bocage, on mound base applied with flowers, circa 1820 (small chips and damages) -- 14cm. high
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Cf. Clive Mason Pope, A-Z Of Staffordshire Dogs, A Potted History (1990), p. 44, fig. 8.
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