Emperor Napoleon III, Emperor of France (1808-1873) and the Empress Eugénie, consort of Napoleon III, Emperor of France (1826-1920)
247 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. Full-length Staffordshire figures of Napoleon III and Empress Eugenie. Napoleon (right), standing, bare-headed, in uniform; Empress Eugenie (left), sitting, a veil on her head, in a broad-backed chair.
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
EUGENIE AND NAPOLEON (gilt script)
Makers and roles
Staffordshire Pottery, potter