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Animal Figurine

Region: Staffordshire (English, founded c. 1700)

Medium: earthenware
Dimensions:
11 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 3 3/8 inches (29.2 x 24.1 x 8.6 cm)
Classification: Sculptures
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1981
Object number: 41.35.27
1965 Appraisal: 560
1979 York Appraisal: 386
Accession Number: 1981.96
DescriptionElongated oval base; white crackled glazed ground; five applied tufts green grass; standing rust colored whippet with hare in mouth; gold lustre band on whippet neck and around base.
Provenance: Probably W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted March 5, 1981 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House
Terms
  • Dog
  • Rabbit