Pair Staffordshire Pearlware performing lions - For Sale

Pair Staffordshire Pearlware performing lions
Price: $3875.00
Pre-Victorian, circa 1820 Pair Staffordshire Pearlware lions, modeled on rectangular plinth bases with one front paw resting on a ball. Tails raised up over their backs. These are based on the antique marble lions which stand at the entrance of the Loggia dei Lanzi, a building in Florence, Italy. Decorated all round. Four vent holes underneath the base. Similar piece illustrated figure 53, page 196, ''English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840'' by Pat Halfpenny. Generally good. Right facing: Two teeth chipped. Some paint losses to brown enamel on the mane, belly, tail and around the base. Repair to interface where lion meets base. Repair to front right ankle. Restoration of tail and hind right leg. Left facing: Some paint losses to brown enamel around the base. Flake to right cheek. Repairs to tail. 10.25ins high, 10.75ins wide

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