Emperor Napoleon III, Emperor of France (1808-1873) and the Empress Eugénie, consort of Napoleon III, Emperor of France (1826-1920)
1830 - 1870
294 mm (H)
Place of origin
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Attingham Park, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
Ceramic, Staffordshire, Emperor Napoleon III, Emperor of France (1808-1873) and the Empress Eugénie, consort of Napoleon III, Emperor of France (1826-1920), Staffordshire Pottery. Ful-length Staffordshire figures of Napoleon III, standing in plumed cocked hat, uniform and trousers (right) and the Empress Eugenie standing, bare-headed, in low bodice, flounced skirt and overskirt; her hand on his right forearm (left).
part of collection built up by Thomas Balston (d.1967). He wrote about the collection in Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Age, 1958.
Marks and inscriptions
EMPEROR EMPRESS (raised caps.)
Makers and roles
Staffordshire Pottery, potter