A fine and rare Pair of Mid 19th Century Antique English Victorian Staffordshire Pottery Figures of a “Boy and Girl seated with Standing Goats” ~ H 2347A ~ H 2347B. Both children are seated, each with one arm around the animal’s neck. She wears a wide-brimmed hat, bodice, jacket, and skirt with long trousers ~ He wears a wide-brimmed hat, open-necked shirt, waistcoat, jacket, knee-breeches, leggings and boots. Each holds a small piece of greenery, she in her left hand, he in his right. Harding, in the Second Addendum to “Staffordshire Figures 1835 – 1875”, published in 2007, catalogues this pair as having been produced by the Alpha factory, and remarks of them, “These figures have never been recorded before and are extremely rare”.
Boy ~ Height ~ 19.00 cm. / 7.50 inches ~ Width ~ 15.25 cm. / 6.00 inches ~ Depth ~ 7.00 cm. / 2.75 inches ~ Girl ~ Height ~ 19.00 cm. / 7.50 inches ~ Width ~ 15.25 cm. / 6.00 inches ~ Depth ~ 7.00 cm. / 2.75 inches ~ Year ~ Circa 1860.
- Category: Staffordshire Animals, Buildings and Figures
- SKU: POAEVSPFBAGWGH2347AH2347B-28
- H Number: H 2347A
- Stock: In stock
- Weight/Size: Medium