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Staffordshire pottery figure of a seated squirrel nibbling a nut ...Circa 1780 English.

Reference: 3886

Dated: c. 1785 Staffordshire England

A Staffordshire lead glazed pottery figure of a seated squirrel eating a nut. The clay body is a light chocolate color which is naively decorated with dark brown enamels around the eyes and chain, a blue collar and white thinly applied on the base.A rare and unusual piece, an appealing folk art figure from the 18th century.

Dimensions: 7.00 inch high

Medium: clay earthenware pottery

Current Condition Professional restoration at ears and base.

Provenance: Private English collection.

Price: gbp 3750.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 5002.5 (US Dollars)

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