Very hard to find, large fine pair of Art Deco Scottish Bo'ness / Staffordshire Wally cat style figurines dated 1908. Designed in the Staffordshire style with fine modelling, seated and painted in the round featuring original glass eyes and gilt bows to their necks.
The "Rd" number on the base of each figurine is 523391 which confirms registration in 1908. The Bridgeness Pottery also known as Bo'ness, made pottery parlour ornaments in the Staffordshire style and was located near Bo'ness (Barrowstounness) - a former port standing on the Southern shore of the River Forth, 10 miles West of the Forth Bridge near Edinburgh.
In excellent antique condition with no chips, cracks or restoration. The paint and gilding are bright and not worn. There are also paint smudges from when the figurines were originally painted.
Dimensions (L x W x H). 21 x 14 x 31 cm or 8.26 x 5.51 x 12.20 inches. 1,280 grams or 2.82 pounds.
The item "Large Pair of Art Deco Scottish Bo'ness/Staffordshire Style Cat Figurines 1908" is in sale since Thursday, November 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Pottery\Staffordshire\Decorative/Ornamental". The seller is "chapmanpugh-modern-antiques1" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.