London, South Kensington
20 September 2001
A group of a sailor and companion
he holding a pistol, she holding a sword and shield, each modelled standing above a barrel upon a boat, on rocky moulded base applied with grassy tufts, mid 19th century (some damages and restoration) -- 18.5cm. high; a spill vase group of two men, one possibly Falstaff, both modelled seated holding cups (some crazing to the glaze) -- 16cm. high; a tabacco jar and cover each side modelled with a head of a man, the cover his hat (minor flaking to enamels) -- 12.5cm. high; and a pen holder figure of a seated Oriental man (minor chips) -- 13cm. high, 19th century
See illustration (4)
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era (1970), p. I522, fig. 28 for the lead figure.
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