Rare Antique Staffordshire Victorian Figure Prince Alfred c.1858
Victorian Staffordshire figure, this is a rare figure of Prince Alfred, dressed in naval uniform, stood leaning on a capstan with his hat in his left hand. c.1858
8 1/2" high
Alfred Ernest Albert, Duke of Edinburgh (1844-1900) 2nd son of Queen Victoria, received his first commission in the Royal Navy in 1858
Very good condition - Overall crazing, paint flake to hair and a small chip on edge of hat.
Ref: Fig 190, plate 62, page A154 - Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era - P.D. Gordon Pugh