I am downsizing a large collection of horses, cobs and foals, so I have for sale two fabulous studies of mare's with their foals. One is a magnificent white and dappled Shire Mare and her foal. This is a huge piece and is really stunning when on display, it always attracts comments as to how beautiful it is. The dimensions are 9.75 inches high by 14 inches in length, and really heavy. It was issued between 1938 and 1960, and is called Pride of the Shires and Foal. They don't come up for sale that frequently. On close inspection it has some glaze missing on the mare's hind leg, and is rough to touch. The painting is consistent with the other legs, I don't think it has had any restoration, but I am not an expert.
The second, much smaller model, is such a sweet piece. Beautifully painted, with fantastic detail. It was issued between 1940 and 1967, and stands at 5.5 inches tall. It is called Gude Grey Mare and Foal. This too has a little flaw/?chip, to the right ear of the foal's right ear. It isn't a white chip, it is the same colour throughout, and feels glazed. It is only noticeable on close inspection, and again it too always attracts attention.
The price reflects the flaws, I would prefer they go together as a pair collected. I could separate them, but will only post the small model.