London, South Kensington
15 March 2001
A figure of Giuseppe Garibaldi
wearing shirt and trousers, modelled standing with his left hand resting on the hilt of his sword, holding a pennon in his right hand, titled in black LIBERTE, on scroll moulded base, circa 1864 (typical flaking to enamels) -- 33.5cm. high; a figure of Admiral Charles Napier wearing military uniform, modelled standing holding a telescope in his right hand, above a cannon and shells, sparsely coloured, on base titled in gilt, circa 1854 (restored) -- 33.5cm. high See illustration (2)
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures Of The Victorian Era (1970), p. C295, fig. 284.
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