London, South Kensington
20 September 2001
A figure of Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield
Sampson Smith, wearing black frock coat, waistcoat and trousers, modelled standing, his left hand resting on a pedestal and his right hand on his hip, titled in gilt script, on shaped oval base, circa 1870 (glaze crazing and some flaking to enamel) -- 37cm. high
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era (1970), p. B195, fig. 48.
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