A finely modelled and well coloured, Mid 19th Century Antique English Victorian Staffordshire Pottery Portrait Figure of “Highland Jessie” ~ P C265 ~ H 923, standing upon a titled serpentine base with raised gilt capitals. The apochryphal heroine of the Siege of Lucknow, supposedly one Jessie Brown, stands, wearing a jacket and skirt, a scarf held over her shoulders, beside her husband, Corporal Brown of the 32nd Regiment of Foot, who is seated on a barrel, holding a rifle. For full details of this classic Victorian melodrama, see Pugh, “Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era ~ Section C ~ Biographies and Historical Notes”.
Height ~ 21.60 cm. / 8.50 inches ~ Width ~ 15.20 cm. / 6.00 inches ~ Depth ~ 5.70 cm. / 2.25 inches ~ Year ~ Circa 1857.
- Category: Staffordshire Animals, Buildings and Figures
- SKU: AEVSPPFHJPC265H923-3
- H Number: H 923
- Stock: In stock
- Weight/Size: Small