Chester the Black & White Staffordshire Spaniel and His Portrait


An antique, c. 1850 Victorian English Staffordshire spaniel dog, black and white, marked No.4 on the base (an indication of size in a series). 5.25"x3.5"x7". His portrait is painted in oils with a pale green background on an antique French Creil de Montereau plate with a black and white transferware border depicting a dog running through a trellis covered with grapevines. 8".