Giraffe and Keeper Spill Vase

Giraffe and Keeper Spill Vase

Catalogue No: A018

£ 595.00

Description:

A flamboyantly dressed keeper stands holding a bucket in front of a tree trunk to feed a small giraffe; the tree trunk is hollowed out to form a typical spill vase. Extremely well decorated and presented.

 

Circa 1850

 

Approx - 9.5 inches (240mm) tall.

 

In exceptional original condition throughout.

 

For an identical figure see:  Pugh page 1524 and A. Harding  Victorian Staffordshire Figures  book 2 page 253.

 

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