07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Six Staffordshire Earthenware Figures

$652$550
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Six Staffordshire Earthenware Figures, 19th century, comprising four small animal figures: a walking lion, ht. 3 1/2, a black-spotted rabbit, ht. 2 1/4, a seated, yellow-spotted cat, ht. 4, and a seated, black-spotted dog, ht. 3 3/4; a figure of a jockey on horseback, ht. 7 1/8, and a small figure of a lady being drawn in a small one-horse open phaeton, ht. 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

lion with small losses to enameling. rabbit with U-shaped hairlines to front edge of base, and small chip to underside of front edge of base. cat with old professional restoration to right ear, and left rear side of base, with light losses to surface enamel, and overall glaze crazing. dog with age wear to surface, crazing, and a chip to underside of base.
jockey with minor wear to enamel at jacket.
lady in phaeton: old restoration to break of lady out of carriage (including area all around edge of phaeton, and join to cart to horse), and to chips at front edge of base. glaze wear. glaze flake at groom's chin.