A rare set of four real leather tan foxhound hunting dogs. They are handmade/hand stitched and very unusual.
Size is approx 18.5 cms length x 11cms height. There is a lot of writing to the underneath which is difficult to make out but is more clear on one than the others. Using an LED torch and the brightest glass light in the house, I could just make out part of the impressed writing which was..
Made in England; the Animal Series; Edit (maybe part of edition); Handmade real leather and some numbers. Still a mystery to be solved! I believe the filling is straw. Eyes are made from piece of leather.Despite a lot of research, I cannot find many (or even any) English companies that produced leather animals other than Omersa who made miniature animals and still do but the style is different to these. Great pieces of collectable folk art. Date to early 20th century. These are old and therefore not perfect! They look old and leather used which is what I would expect with an item of age.
Will post by tracked courier. This item is in the category "Collectables\Animal Collectables\Dog Collectables\Foxhound". The seller is "sterling1952" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, United States, Ireland, Australia.