A rare and interesting portrait of a Staffordshire Bull Terrier. The design is by George Cartlidge, a well known Staffordshire designer of the late C19th and early C20th. This portrait tile was produced by Sherwin and Cotton using a process known as Emaux Ombrants . The dog is said to have belonged to George Cartlidge. Sherwin and Cotton ceased production in 1911. George Cartlidge subsequently achieved fame as the designer of Morris Ware.
This product is available for sale at Williams Antiques serving Bedford, St.Neots and Cambridge.