Spillholder with Birds and Family of Sheep, Staffordshire, England, circa. 1820
A rare early 19th century spillholder, a pair of exotic birds with ornate plumage proudly displaying their newly laid eggs in a nest, with a family of sheep in the foreground on a grassy knoll, all with bright polychrome enamel floral decoration.
6.5” H x 6.5” W o/a approx.
Very good condition with only minor professional enamel re-touching to crest of male bird (kiln imperfection) and in all other respects only minimal wear commensurate with age.
Reference – Staffordshire Figures Volume 3 (Page 27, Figure 113.66), Myrna Schkolne
Ref Number: 321092B
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