Lovely antique Royal Worcester blush figurine of an Irish man from the series of National figures designed by Royal Worcester chief modeler James Hadley. The Irishman is depicted standing tall, with a confident attitude, his hands clasped behind his coat tails. He is portrayed wearing the traditional dress of a 19th Century rural Irishman. A short vest, knee breeches, knit socks, a tall hat with a band that holds his pipe, and sturdy, country walking shoes known as brogues. It is marked on the underside with a Royal Worcester printed crown and circle mark in puce with 4 dots left 3 right, the date code for 1898, model number 835 and incised code 25. In very good used condition as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: 6 7/8" tall (17.5 cm) approximately.