Late 18th century Derby porcelain figure of a sailor.
Probably depecting the actor Henry Woodward in Gray’s ballad, ‘The Farewell of Sweet William to Black Eyed Susan’.
Incised model number : ‘No 316‘ & incised repairers mark ‘*’ for Isaac Farnsworth (repairer is the name given to the person who assembled the figure from the various individually moulded components before firing)
Height : 10⅛” (25.8cm)
Condition: Restoration to neck. Flaking on jacket has been over painted and requires touching in.
Stock ref : 16242/srg-ix