Pair of Staffordshire Creamware Models of Recumbent Leopards

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A pair of Staffordshire Creamware Models of Recumbent Leopards, their pale yellow coats with black spots and with iron-red and black eyes and black facial markings, on oval grasswork mound bases.   circa 1810.

8½ in (21.5 cm) long

CF:  Pat Halfpenny, English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840, p.210

Leslie B. Grigsby, English Pottery 1600-1800

The Henry Weldon Collection, p. 344, No. 198

Stock No. 264

Mark

Crossed swords in underglaze blue.

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