Royal Doulton has been producing porcelain ceramics and dinnerware for approximately 200 years. From a meager beginning in 1815, John Doulton, amassed one of the largest pottery and porcelain factories this world has ever known.
This darling figurine of a Jack Russell Terrier is from a series inspired by the 1927 book "Dogs of Character" by Cecil Aldin. It portrays the terrier running with a red and yellow striped ball in his mouth. The terrier, which is mostly white in color has the distinctive medium brown and black markings. The modeller(s) for this figurine is unknown. The terrier measures 4 1/2" in length and 2 1/4" in height. It was produced from 1934-1985 and is stamped under one paw "Royal Doulton - Made In England - H.N. 1097" with the decorators initial "N". There are no cracks, chips or repairs; near mint. Great figurine.