Pair of Horse and Foot Loyal Volunteers, prattware pottery figures, circa 1800

The Loyal Volunteers were formed to protect great Britain from the invasion by Napoleon and the French. There is a certain amount of romance connected with joining the Volunteers at the time and enabled the general public to feel part of the defence of Britain as well as being able to play at soldiers.

Height: 9 ΒΌ”

Condition: Professional restoration on the arm and sword of the Horse Volunteer


Antique pottery pratt ware pearlware historical military ceramic 19th century