Large Staffordshire theatrical figure, Diabolino. C. 1850

$580.00 AUD

Staffordshire figure depicting ‘Diabolino’, the bandit from the 1846 ballet by Jules Perrot, showing him standing in blue coat, his right hand raised to his conical hat, 2 pistols in his belt and a long rifle by his side on a rocky base.

Circa 1850

41cm high


Condition – good with minor loss to enamels

Ref . Victorian Staffordshire figures 1835-1875 By A.& N. Harding, Vol. 3 , P.100 Fig . A1243 for an example.

Catarina Ou La Fille du Brigand was a ballet written and preformed by Jules Perrot, 1st preformed 1846, it’s the Italian story of Catarina who becomes the leader of a group of bandits, with her faithful lieutenant, Diabolino.




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