This figure sold with absolutely no mention of the fact that the head belongs to an entirely different figure! This head is off a little show woman, the sort that normally holds a tamborine. The unnatural angle, the color mismatch, and the deformed neck did not tip off the buyer!
How about these insignificant items described as "Continental pearlware." What precisely might that be?
Described as a "rare Staffordshire tithe pig circa 1800/1820". Surely by now the whole world knows that this very, very common Kent offering is more like 1920.
Described as Staffordshire but almost definitely made in Asia. Ah well, at least this time the seller did not claim great antiquity.