London, South Kensington
14 June 2001
A Staffordshire group of a hound and an eagle
the eagle modelled perched on rockwork looking down towards a hound beneath, his front paws reaching towards the nest between them which contains three eggs, enriched in colours and gilt, mid 19th century (light rubbing to gilding) -- 16cm. high
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Please note that there is some minor overpainting to the enamels.
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