A lovely English Staffordshire figurine of a young man and a young women sitting under an arbor. Measurement : 4 5/8 inches long, 2 1/2 inches at the widest point. Condition: Very good with the wear mainly on the top of the ‘floating’ flowers above their heads. As with other Staffordshire figurines there is wear to the added colors of paint. The Staffordshire figurines had the hand painted colors are added to the figurine after the top of the final kiln glaze and dried.
The miniature Staffordshire figurines would have been displayed clustered together. This may be a figurine of a courting couple. Other than the wear to the painted areas on the figurine and the wear to the top of the arch with a minor chip caught in a corner this would be a wonderful addition to a collection and display. 1840
English Antiques & American Primitives