Figurine

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-8067

Description

Molded white clay body; white glaze. Painted overglaze polychrome decoration. Standing figure of Lord Nelson (see Note) in naval unifrom with amputated left hand inserted in vest. Peacock rests against left leg.

Details

Descriptive Terms

figurines
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
armed forces
figure- and animal-derived motifs
peafowl
Earthenware
Molded
Painted
Military
Peacock
Tin Glazed
Staffordshire
Classical Figure
FIGURINE

Associated Person

Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9.875 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.415