A sweet antique porcelain fairing featuring a googly-eyed begging puppy with one ear sticking up in alert position leaning against a basket which was probably a toothpick holder. There are no markings. Probably from Germany - came with a collection of German made fairings ca 1900. Possibly depicts and early comic character or famous WWI hero & mascot dog "Sergeant Stubby".
It is 3-1/2" tall and is 2-1/8" across at its widest point the top of the basket.
Sweet dog figurine.