Soft-paste porcelain figure of a so-called "Mansion House Dwarf" or "Dwarf Crier" standing in full figure on a round, grassy base and wearing black trousers and shoes, pink vest with floral motifs, a brown waist band, blue sleeves and stockings, and a large Dutch cap with upturned brim, ribbons and gold highlights, the underside in purple lustre and with an advertising newsprint on the up turned brim of the hat advertising farm implements.

Dwarf Crier

Derby Porcelain Manufactory, William Duesbury & Co.

1780-1800