A pair of West Highland Terrier bronze candlesticks / sconces, English late 19th century
A pair of bronze seated West Highland Terriers holding sconces, with brass detail, and the dogs set with glass eyes. This Terrier model is clearly inspired by Sir Edwin Landseer’s image of “Scratch” depicted in his 1839 famous painting of "Dignity and Impudence" commissioned by Jacob Bell. ("Dignity and Impudence" is today in the collection of the Tate Gallery, London).English, circa 1870.
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