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Single Standing Dandy Holding Hat


Stock No: 001737


Height: 7.25 Inches / 18 cm


Reference: Myrna Schkolne Staffordshire Figures 1780 to 1840 Vol 3, Page 247, Fig 133.35


A charming early nineteenth-century Staffordshire pearlware figure of a single standing Dandy holding a top hat, painted with overglaze enamel decoration, c.1810-30. In Myrna’s words,  “Dandy figures ooze personality” part of a well documented theme of figures that are usually found in pair groups, they utilise closely similar moulds, slight differences in placement or painting that impart unique characteristics that allow each group to exude its own personality. This example is know exception, extremely rare to find as a single, this fine display example stands proud.

Current Condition: Professional invisible repair at waist and ankles.