20 September 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 376
GBP 200 - GBP 300
A figure of Giuseppe Garibaldi
Thomas Parr, wearing shirt and trousers, modelled standing with his left hand tucked into his shirt, his other hand holding the muzzle of his riffle, on titled rocky moulded mound base, circa 1864 (minor flaking and discolouration to glaze) -- 31cm. high
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era (1970), p. C295, fig. 290.
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Please note that the rifle has been broken off and restuck.
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