London, South Kensington
26 April 2001
A Doulton salt-glazed stoneware figure of a Boer War soldier
modelled by John Broad, wearing uniform, modelled standing beside a rocky mound, holding a rifle with bayonet, on circular tiered base enriched in brown and olive-green glazes, incised J.B., impressed mark, circa 1901 (gun broken from hands and restuck, with traces of glue) -- 31cm. high
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Cf. Pieter Oosthuizen, Boer War Memorabilia The Collector's Guide (1987), p. 36, pl. 74, and the dust jacket; see also Desmond Eyles, Louise Irvine & Valerie Baynton, Royal Doulton Figures Produced at Burslem Staffordshire (1994), p.33.
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