Standing Soldier & Sailor Group

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Standing Soldier & Sailor Group

 

Stock No: 001535

 

Height: 13.5 Inches / 34 cm

 

Reference: Harding Book 1, Page 234, Fig 816

 

A lovely group figure of an English soldier and sailor standing on a gilt lined base, the soldier with his right hand resting on his hip holding a flag, his left to his side holding a rifle, wearing a hat, tunic with epaulettes, trousers, crossed straps across his chest, the sailor with his left arm to his side holding a flag, his right hand resting on his hip, wearing a hat, jacket, shirt, neckerchief, and trousers. To the middle is a collum of forward-facing cannons set into a wall and to thier feet a pile of cannonballs. This extremely rare figure is part of a triptych, it is the centre piece, a single soldier and a single sailor are the two figures that stand each side of the centrepiece group. This example is in excellent condition and was produced during the Crimean war c1854