24 January 2011
AN ENGLISH BLUE AND WHITE MODEL OF A SEATED HOUND
EARLY 18TH CENTURY
Modeled seated on its haunches, its features, ears and tail enriched in blue and painted with a collar, on a dark-blue mound base
6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) high
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Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Catalogue, Vol. II, D351.
For a similarly formed inscribed and 1717 dated sitting dog money-box, see the Glaisher Collection, Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, illustrated in Louis L. Lipski and Michael Archer, Dated English Delftware, London, 1984, p. 419, no. 1756.
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