London, South Kensington
15 March 2001
A figure of Charles Stewart Parnell
modelled standing in Greek dress, holding a shillelagh in his left hand, beside a flag with the Union Jack and the Irish harp, on a titled rocky moulded base, 1882 (crack to one leg and some discolouration) -- 36cm. high
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures Of The Victorian Era (1970), p. B196, fig. 55. This figure, together with Gladstone (Lot 44) and Peace (Lot 49) were issued to commemorate the Kilmainham Treaty of 1882.
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