Pair Staffordshire horses - For Sale

Pair Staffordshire horses
Price: $825.00
Victorian, circa 1860 Pair Staffordshire peach colored horses with black manes, tails and reins. Both standing with front leg raised, on a green base with black line around the front. Two legs molded free. Vent hole to undersides. Similar piece illustrated figure 2997, page 256, Schiffer''s ''Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875'' Book 2, by A.& N. Harding. Right facing: Generally good. Tight hairline to base front, and another across the horse''s front right ankle extending to the reverse of the piece. Very minor paint loss to tail. Kiln effects: stray green enamel to hind right leg; shrinkage ''fractures'' in the green enamel. Restoration of front left leg and hind right lower leg. Retouching to mane and muzzle. Left facing: Good. Paint loss to muzzle. Kiln effects: shrinkage line to underside; shrinkage line along the mold join over the horse''s chest; small shrinkage line at back of tail (not visible from the front); small shrinkage ''fractures'' in the green enamel. Repair to left front and hind ankles. Retouching to mane and hind hooves. 8.25ins high

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