A Crimean Sailor & Girl Group

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A Crimean Sailor & Girl Group

 

Stock No: 000557

 

Height: 11.5 Inches / 29 cm

 

Reference: Harding Book 1, Page 237, Fig 837

 

A lovely rare Crimean war group figure of an English sailor and girl standing on a rectangular base with canted corners, the sailor with his left hand raised above his head holding a flag, his right around the girl’s shoulder, wearing a hat, jacket, shirt and trousers , the girl with her right arm to her side holding a basket with fish, her left arm around his shoulder, wearing a plumed bonnet, laced bodice and skirt, a sash around her waist. Made c1856, it could possibly represent “The sailors farewell” or “Return”. This figure is in perfect condition with no damage, repairs or restoration.