• Victorian Staffordshire Figures
Lot 330

ENGLISH STAFFORDSHIRE AMERICAN HISTORICAL FIGURES, LOT OF THREE

Estimate: $200 - $300
Sold for
$276.75
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ENGLISH STAFFORDSHIRE AMERICAN HISTORICAL FIGURES, LOT OF THREE, each polychrome hand-painted, comprising a bust of George Washington on a marbleized base with "WASHINGTON" printed to front, a standing figure of Benjamin Franklin wearing a blue coat, holding a tricorn hat in left hand and a document in right with "FRANKLIN" embossed to front of base, and one example also probably portraying Benjamin Franklin standing on an ovoid base and holding a tricorn hat and document. Second/third quarter 19th century. 13 7/8" HOA.
Literature: Parallels the Hardings - Victorian Staffordshire Figures, 1835-1875, Book One, large Franklin p. 61, fig. 136 and Washington p. 136, fig. 340.

Condition

Mostly undamaged, except smaller Franklin figure having some minor hairlines including across top of feet; each having crazing.

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Collection of Higgs-Chope, Williamsburg, VA.