London, South Kensington
15 March 2001
An equestrian figure of William III
possibly Sampson Smith, modelled facing right, wearing a plumed hat, long coat and boots, holding a pistol in his right hand, sparsely coloured and gilt, on oval base in gilt script, William III 1680/Derry Aughrim Enniskillen/and the Boyne, circa 1870 (rubbing to gilding) -- 35cm. high; an equestrian figure of Patrick Sarsfield, Earl of Lucan, indistinctly titled to base, circa 1870 (rubbing to gilding, minor crack) -- 36cm. high; an equestrian figure of William III, circa 1880 (rubbing to gilding) -- 29cm. high
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures Of The Victorian Era (1970), p. A172, fig. 270.
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