A Large Begging Sailor

A Large Begging Sailor

Stock No: 000736

 

Height: 16 Inches / 41 cm

 

Price: £660.00

 

Reference: Harding Book 1, Page 242, Fig 852

 

A lovely large Crimea war figure of an English sailor and boy,  standing on a titled gilt lined base with raised capitals ‘Sailor’, the boy with his right arm to his side holding a hat, his left across his chest, wearing a jacket, neckerchief, shirt, and trousers, the sailor with his right arm to his side resting on the boy’s head, his left raised holding a toy boat on his shoulder wearing a brimmed hat, jacket, neckerchief, shirt, and trousers, a bag hanging from his shoulder. This figure can be found titled in a number of ways, ‘Begging Sailor’, ‘Sailor’ or not titled. One of the best Crimean war figures produced, c.1854.

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