Pair of models of giraffes recumbent on rocky bases. All white except for gilt highlights. The first giraffes imported into Britain arrived in 1827 for King George IV’s menagerie. It is thought that these models were made by Grainger Lee of Worcester soon afterwards.
|Material||Soft paste porcelain|
|Factory Mark||Grainger Lee (Impressed)|
|Provenance/Accession||Donated by the Friends of the museum, 1976.|