This is the Royal Doulton model of the champion Alsatian ‘Benign of Picardy’ designed by Frederick Daws. Dark brown coat with light brown under-body, black highlights. Model No. 925B reference HN1117. Released in 1937 and retired in 1968 the model number is hand painted under the front left paw, the artists’ monogram under the front right and carries the Royal Doulton transfer printed crest on the rear right paw. Charlton catalogue Royal Doulton Animals page 197.
Height 6 ½ inches (11.4 cm) Length 5 7/8th inches (14.7 cm)