Large Staffordshire figure, titled ‘Rob Roy’, circa 1860

$280.00 AUD

Large Staffordshire figure, titled to the plinth ‘Rob Roy’, depicting the scotsman in kilt with battleaxe & shield, a feathered cap to his head.

Circa 1860

32cm high

Condition: neck restored, some wear to black

Sir Walter Scott published his novel ‘Rob Roy’ in 1817, and it was instantly popular. Telling the tale of Rob Roy Macgregor (later he changed his name to Campbell) during the Jacobite rising of 1715, it became a stage act.

ref. Harding book 1 p283 fig.1035 for this variation of the figure.

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