Staffordshire pottery seated cat, c. 1870.
Staffordshire pottery figure of a cat, c. 1870. The cat painted with large tortoiseshell spots, and seated upon a tasselled cushion.
Having a single gilt line to the base.
The vast majority of Staffordshire pottery cat figures of this type, seen for sale on the internet are actually mid to late 20th Century copies of this popular model, often wrongly described as 19th Century.
This particular example is guaranteed to be a genuine 19th Century Staffordshire figure.
Height: 17.5 cm, 6 7/8”.
Width: 9.3 cm, 3 5/8”.
Depth: 7.5 cm, 3”.
Condition: Typical minor wear to the gilt and enamel. No damage. No restoration.