Pair 19thc. Porcelannous Staffordshire Dogs - Pair Samuel Alcock Wolf Dogs each with cropped ears, thick fur and ferocious expressions, seated on a high rock mound base, yellow in one case and green in the other. 4" high. impressed 253. c. 1840
Prov:- Dennis G. Rice Collection.
Same pair is in Dogs in English Porcelain. Page 150, Colour Plate 224.
He quotes in his book that these would definitely have been made as a pair and not put together at a later date.
Condition: Tiny chip on base repaired on Yellow base. ears restored on green based dog. . glazing hairline in glaze to base of green dog approx. 1" long. See photo.
Ref # 4245 - £350 Pair