19th Century Early Antique Original Staffordshire Dog
19th Century Early Antique Original Staffordshire Dog
19th Century Early Antique Original Staffordshire Dog
19th Century Early Antique Original Staffordshire Dog
19th Century Early Antique Original Staffordshire Dog
19th Century Early Antique Original Staffordshire Dog
19th Century Early Antique Original Staffordshire Dog
19th Century Early Antique Original Staffordshire Dog

19th Century Early Antique Original Staffordshire Dog

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Item: Statue

Make: Unknown, English

Age: ~1840

Construction: Glazed Porcelain, Hand painted

Condition: Very good antique condition. Has crazing and paint loss throughout. Please see photos. 

Dimensions: 7 3/4" T x 5 1/8" x 3 3/8" D

Details: Staffordshire dog figurines are matching pairs of pottery spaniel dogs, standing guard, which were habitually placed on mantelpieces in 19th-century homes. Mainly manufactured in Staffordshire pottery, these earthenware figures were also made in other English counties and in Scotland. They are also known as hearth spaniels or fireplace dogs as they were positioned on top of the mantelpiece.