Royal Worcester porcelain menu holder by James Hadley from his ‘Down-n-Out’ series

Price: £145
Stock No. 208/2019/PFK

A Royal Worcester hand-painted porcelain figure (menu holder) modelled by the famous James Hadley.

From the Down ‘n’ Out series of Menu Holders. This figurine depicts a ‘tramp-like’ character with a faint moustache, wearing a black beret, blue smock top, dark brown shoes and brown trousers. Mounted on a base modelled to resemble cobblestones.

Ref: See Photograph No. 95 in the reference book ‘Royal Worcester’ by Henry Sandon.

Impressed mark. In good condition. No chips, cracks or restoration scars. Colours remain bright and there is little sign of wear considering its age.

Date: Impressed mark, c.1875

Height: approx 5.5 inches

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