Derby Porcelain Figure of a Sailor

Description

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)
Circa :1780-90
Height : 10⅛” (25.8cm)
Condition: Restoration to neck. Flaking on jacket has been over painted and requires touching in.
Stock ref : 16242/srg-ix

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