London, South Kensington
14 June 2001
A Staffordshire equestrian figure of General Sir George Brown
wearing cocked hat and military uniform, modelled seated on a tan-coloured horse holding a flagstaff in his right arm, the flag flying above his head, on a shaped oval gilt titled mound base, circa 1854 (his head, right arm and flagstaff restored) -- 32cm. high
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era (1970), p. C262, fig. 149.
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Please note that his foot is also restored.
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