Antique Faience Spaniel Dog, 18th Century For Sale
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Antique Faience Spaniel Dog, 18th Century


An 18th century Brussels faience figure of a Picardy Spaniel modeled sitting on her haunches looking straight ahead. She has an endearing sweet face, deep set eyes and dark pronounced eyelashes. She has the droopy ears of a spaniel and a bushy tail. Her coat is painted in manganese. She has a squarely built muscular body and an oval shaped head with a long muzzle. Her coat is brown/purple with markings on the back and legs. This spaniel needs a loving home. She is already housebroken needs little care and occasional dusting. Dimensions: 7" long x 3.75 wide x 7.25" tall Condition: Good: Each side has a long original firing line (see images #7 and 8). There is a glaze flake behind one ear. Price: $4300 Background The Picardy Spaniel is a breed of hunting dog developed in France, It is thought to be one of the two oldest continental spaniel breeds and was favoured by the French nobility, remaining popular for hunting after the French Revolution due to its weather resistant coat that enabled it to hunt in a variety of conditions and terrain and even in water. The Picardy Spaniel can be seen in paintings dating from the 18th century by artists Alexandre-François Desportes and Jean-Baptiste Oudry. They were also the first breed of dog to be admitted into salons.  


  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1760
  • Condition Details
    Each side has a long original firing line. There is a glaze flake behind one ear.
  • Dimensions
    H 7.25 in. x W 3.75 in. x D 7 in.H 18.42 cm x W 9.53 cm x D 17.78 cm
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
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