Seven (7) Staffordshire Figures including a pearlware figure of Andromache, modelled standing beside an urn on plinth and mourning the ashes of Hector, 9 1/3" H; 1 figural group of Romeo and Juliet with printed verse on vase: "Jul: O thinkst thou we shall ever meet again? Rom: I doubt it not and all these woes shall serve for sweet discourses in our time to come," 10" H; Napoleon, 16" H; Shakespeare, 17" H; and three miniature Staffordshire dogs, 3-4" H. All English, mid 19th century. Provenance: The Estates of Olen Bryant and late Vanderbilt University art professor Thomas Brumbaugh, Clarksville/Cottontown, Tennessee. CONDITION: Andromache: Overall good condition with light wear to paint, a few tiny flakes to base and figure's shoes, 1" firing crack to skirt fold. Romeo and Juliet: Overall good condition with a few tiny flakes to Romeo's kilt, possible losses to tips of his fingers. Napoleon: repaired break to neck. Shakespeare: Repaired break to base, wear to gilt lettering. Dogs: Overall good condition with light paint wear, a few scattered miniscule chips. All items with light crazing.
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