Presented for sale is a lovely circa 1870 Staffordshire hen on basket weave nest sitting on her eggs. The basket is painted in yellow enamels, the hen in browns, her tail feathers stepped up in purple, green, and black. This is a lovely example with rich vibrant colors in a glazed finish.
The ensemble is in excellent condition with glaze loss to the one small section of the scalloped edge consistent with age.
Size: 6 1/2" Height x 7 1/4" L
Late 19th C. Staffordshire Hen on Basket Weave Nest