London, South Kensington
20 September 2001
Two equestrian figures of Napoleon III and Eugenie, Empress of France
Napoleon wearing a plumed hat and military uniform, Eugenie wearing a plumed hat and cobalt-blue riding habit, each modelled turned in saddle to the left and right, on titled shaped oval bases, circa 1854 -- 33.5cm. high; and a figure of Napoleon III, modelled standing, his arms crossed over his chest, beside a pedestal, circa 1840 -- 18cm. high (3)
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era (1970), p. C242, fig. 87 for a pair of figures of Napoleon III and Eugenie.
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