Antique Staffordshire Lion Figure

$300

A very naïve antique Staffordshire lion figure, circa 1850. A highly sought after form. According to Kit Harding in her book, “Staffordshire Figures of the 19th and 20th Centuries”:

“A ship bound for America that had sunk off the Kent coast in 1853 was salvaged by divers over 140 years later, and Staffordshire figures were found, including figures of lions and elephants. The only water damage was to the colour.”

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A very naïve antique Staffordshire lion figure, circa 1850. A highly sought after form. According to Kit Harding in her book, “Staffordshire Figures of the 19th and 20th Centuries”:

“A ship bound for America that had sunk off the Kent coast in 1853 was salvaged by divers over 140 years later, and Staffordshire figures were found, including figures of lions and elephants. The only water damage was to the colour.”

Dimensions
Height:   3 ¾” (8.9 cm)

Condition
Minor inconsistencies in the glaze commonly found on Staffordshire figures of this period. This is not considered damage. Some loss of the soft gilt border. No chips, cracks or repairs.

Delivery or Pick-up
Please note that delivery, delivery insurance and duty, if applicable, are not included in the above price. Our checkout page will calculate the cost of Canada Post delivery based on your postal/zip code and/or location. We ship worldwide. You also have the option of picking up the item in Newburgh, Kingston or Napanee, Ontario, Canada. Sorry no refunds available once purchased. For more information feel free to contact us at: info@rogueshollowantiques.com

Additional information

Weight1.0 lbs
Dimensions10 × 7 × 5.5 in

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