Please note the interesting comment from a blogger who has pointed out the Staffordshire figure of a Lost Sheep figure below, currently for sale on eBay. In contrast to the figure blogged on 4/23, this figure does stand on its original base. This figure was made to stand on a round base, not a square one. The base is itself large enough to support the figure without looking silly. And the base rim is smooth and glazed , with smudges of enamel paint on it.
I would check this figure for possible loss of bocage because the seller mentions ham-handed touchups to the back and the bocage stump terminates rather abruptly--but the base is fine here.