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Date Made/Found: 1930-1969
Material and Medium: ceramic
Dimensions: Overall: 310 × 290 × 120mm
Department: Social History
Accession Number: 2010.219
These china dogs belonged to Mrs Nellie Hancock. She lived in Attercliffe, and the dogs sat either side of her coal fire. Her niece Davina remembers wanting to touch them as a child but never being allowed to. China dogs were very popular ornaments for fire places or mantelpieces. They were traditionally made in the Staffordshire Potteries.
Display Location: In Store
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