A silver pendant pencil of the West Highland Terrier â€œScratchâ€
A silver pendant hiding a retracting pencil of the West Highland Terrier â€œScratchâ€. Detailed with green glass eyes. English, circa 1880
This West Highland Terrier was owned by Jacob Bell and appears in the 1839, his commission, known as "Dignity and Impudence" by Sir Edwin Landseer, (today in the collection of the Tate Gallery, London).
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