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Press Ganger


Stock No: 001586


Height:  6 Inches / 15 cm


Reference: Myrna Schkolne Staffordshire Figures 1780-1840, Volume 2, Page 115, Fig 79.17


An unusual figure of a man performing impressment, here the Press Ganger is standing with his left arm down to his side and holding a cudgel, his right arm is raised to his chest holding a purse of coins, wearing a hat, shirt, jacket, and trousers. Pearlware decorated with overglaze enamel colours circa 1810. This figure has been professionally repaired to a very high standard.