A most attractive and endearing Pair of Mid 19th Century Antique English Victorian Staffordshire Pottery “Comforter” Spaniels ~ H 2416 / H 2417. This pair, Size 1, the largest of six sizes normally to be found, with somewhat sparse decoration of black paws, gilt spots, gilt chain and padlock. Such pairs of dogs, widely regarded as “Man’s best friend”, would have stood on the mantelpiece above the fire in the Victorian cottage home, their familiar, friendly and comforting presence giving rise to the habit of describing them as “Comforters”.
Height ~ 33.00 cm. / 13.00 inches ~ Width ~ 27.90 cm. / 11.00 inches ~ Depth ~ 11.50 cm. / 4.50 inches ~ Year ~ Circa 1860.
- Category: Staffordshire Animals, Buildings and Figures
- SKU: POAEVSPCS2-3
- H Number: H 2416
- Stock: In stock
- Weight/Size: Medium