c. 1980 - c. 1989
Ceramic figure decorated with enamel paints
90 mm (Height); 50 mm (Dia of base)
Place of origin
National Trust Museum of Childhood (Accredited Museum)
A ceramic figure of the Brambly Hedge character Wilfred Toadflax by Royal Doulton. The figure is dressed in a pair of dungarees and a red and white stripped top and is standing on a circular green base. There is a faint number 14 painted on the underside of the base (possibly a potters or painters mark). There is also a Royal Doulton lion and crown logo on the underside of the base. The figure is part of a set made by Royal Doulton as merchandise for the popular Brambly Hedge book series.
Purchased by the National Trust Museum of Childhood via ebay on 20th January 2017 as part of the Collecting Cultures 'Exploring Childhoods' project.
Marks and inscriptions
Underside of base: A faint number 14 painted on the underside of the base (possibly a potters or painters makers mark) Underside of base: Painted on underside of base: Royal Doulton lion and crown logo. Also the figures name 'WILFRED TOADFLAX' and the text 'FROM THE BRAMBLY HEDGE GIFT COLLECTION © JILL BARLEM 1982'
Makers and roles
Royal Doulton , maker