Pair Staffordshire children with zebras spill vases - For Sale

Pair Staffordshire children with zebras spill vases
Price: $895.00
Victorian, circa 1860 Pair Staffordshire spill vases in the form of a boy and girl sat on a mound, each feeding a zebra which is carrying baskets of fruit on its back. Two legs of each zebra are molded free. Shredded clay decoration to the ground, baskets and spill. Dull gilt base line and decoration. Similar pair illustrated figure 2411/2412, page 172, Schiffer''s ''Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875'' Book 2, by A.& N. Harding. Good. Some rubbing to gilt. Boy: Kiln effects: overglazed bruise to base edge at reverse; shrinkage line to tree branch; two shrinkage cracks inside the spill; craze line to upper base edge. Restored flake to hat brim. Retouching to eyes and left shoe. Girl: Tiny paint loss to zebra''s front left leg and tail. Kiln effect: firing pit to underside. Restored chip to reverse of spill rim. Retouching to her eyes and the zebra''s nose. 6.75ins high

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