English Staffordshire Pottery

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English Staffordshire Pottery large flatback figure of the Prince of Wales and Princess. The eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, the future Edward VII was born Albert Edward on November 9, 1841. The flatback figures is of Edward VII and his future bride, Alexandra of Denmark. She was born  Alexandra Caroline Marie Charlotte Louise Julia on December 1,1844. Alix and Bertie, as they were known by their families, married eighteen months later in 1863, the same year her father became king of Denmark as Christian IX and her brother was appointed to the vacant Greek throne as George I. Alix was Princess of Wales from 1863 to 1901.

 

Unmarked.

Circa 1865-1870.

16 ½” H.

Hair crack to back.