London, South Kensington
28 March 2002
A figure of Admiral Sir Charles Napier
wearing military uniform, modelled standing holding a hat in his right hand, a cannon and shells at his feet, well coloured on titled shaped oval base, circa 1854 (damages and restoration) -- 31cm. high; and another figure of Napier, sparsely coloured and gilt, on titled shaped oval mound base, circa 1854 (some restoration) -- 29.5cm. high
See illustration (2)
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era (1970), p. C249, fig. 102.
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