Prattware pottery figure of a Military Loyal Volunteer circa 1800

Prattware pottery figure of a Military Loyal Volunteer circa 1800
Prattware pottery figure of a Military Loyal Volunteer circa 1800 Prattware pottery figure of a Military Loyal Volunteer circa 1800 Prattware pottery figure of a Military Loyal Volunteer circa 1800 Prattware pottery figure of a Military Loyal Volunteer circa 1800
Offered by: John Howard at Heritage
Dealer reference: 9951

Description

Dated: 1793 to 1810 Great Britain

The pottery figure depicts a military foot soldier dressed in the uniform of a Loyal Volunteer. The tunic is dark mustard with yellow straps, and he stands with a musket by his side, and a brown cartridge case slung across his back. The figure stands on a green mound on a square base and made at the turn of the 18th century.NOTES;The British Volunteer Movement, 1793-1807.The volunteer force formed in Great Britain during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars was a significant movement during the eighteenth century. The force involved numerous and varied armed corps of civilians associated with internal defense in the event of a French invasion.

Dimensions:8.5 inches high

Current Condition: Tip of plume professionally restored.

Literature: Page 169 Prattware by John and Griselda Lewis published by the Antique Collectors Club England.

Height: 8.50inch (21.59 cm)

Condition

Tip of plume professionally restored.

Date

Circa 1793

Price

£1,475.00

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