Object Description

Staffordshire figure with a maritime theme which features a sailor, stood on an oval base. Multi-coloured version. Dull gilt base line and embellishment. Decorated ‘in the round’ – decoration to front and reverse. Vent hole to the reverse. Book reference,’Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875′ Book 1, by A.& N. Harding, page 241, figure 848.

Object Condition

Generally good. Tight hairline to the underside of the base. Gilt almost entirely rubbed away. KILN EFFECTS: small firing pit to the sailor’s stomach; over glazed chip, shrinkage cracks and marks to hat brim; flecks of stray coloured glaze to the reverse. RESTORATION: Stabilized and retouched shrinkage cracks to under sailor’s arms and between his legs. Retouched abrasion to nose, and paint losses to belt and neck tie. Neck reglued and join retouched.

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