Franella & Masaniello


Stock No: 001440


Height: 8 Inches / 20 cm


Reference: Harding Book 1, Page 346, Fig 1305


Price: £395.00


A group figure Fenella and Masaniello on an oval base, she is seated with her right hand out, holding coins in the palm of her hand, wearing a bodice an double-skirted dress, he standing with his right hand positioned as if accepting the coins, a pistol in his belt, wearing a cap, short jacket, neckerchief, shirt, and kilt. This figure also serves as a pen holder. The  identification of this figure is taken from another similar version which is titled ‘Masaniello’, the main differences being that Fenella is holding a basket of fish in het hand and Masaniello has a fishing net draped over his shoulder, and is much larger. Made in Staffordshire, England c1840 this figure has a professional repair to the underside.