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English Royal Doulton Bone China Figurine British Soldier Drummer Boy NH2679

  • $ 87.77

Description: A nice and relatively large vintage porcelain or Bone China figurine of a young British soldier sitting on a tree trunk with a drum next to him. The young man has one of his shoes off and he has his hand inside the shoe possibly looking for a pebble in it. He is dressed in his red uniform, with his hat on and his nap sack on his back and his canteen hanging from his shoulder. His hair showing under his hat is reddish-brown and the look on his face is determined. The piece hand painted and nicely crafted Bone China. It is marked on the bottom in green under the glaze with the Royal Doulton mark and the words "DRUMMER BOY; H.N. 2679; (c) ROYAL DOULTON; TABLEWARE LTD 1975." The piece was designed by Mary Nicoll, A great piece to add to your collection. Please carefully review the photos as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: Uncertain but the piece is dated 1975. The piece has been discontinued by Royal Doulton in 1981. Origin: England.

Size: It is ~8 1/2" high, with the base being ~6" by ~4 1/2". The piece weighs almost one pound and 12 ounces.

Maker: Royal Doulton.

Marks: Has the Royal Doulton mark on the base with the notation "DRUMMER BOY; H.N. 2679; (c) ROYAL DOULTON; TABLEWARE LTD 1975" below it. Please see last two photos for additional details.

Condition: The piece is in excellent condition with no breaks, cracks, crazing to the glaze, or repairs. It has some soiling on the foot where it would sit on a surface. Other than that, the piece is superb. Just a very colorful and beautiful vintage piece of Royal Doulton art pottery. Please view photos to appreciate quality of the piece and for additional condition information.

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