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Derby Setter and Spanish Pointer

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Dates Circa 1795
Medium Porcelain
Origin England
Description A fine pair of Derby porcelain models of a Setter and a Spanish Pointer in working and hunting pose, raised upon a green mound with applied flowers and leaves.

18cm Wide
10cm High
7cm Deep

Pointing dogs were originally used by hunters who netted the game. The dog would freeze or set and allow the hunter to throw the net over the game before it flushed.
Condition Pointers tail restored and nibbles to base edge of the setter.