Staffordshire Saint George The Dragon Large Figure By Ralph Wood Ca. 1790’s LAM-109

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Figure base measures 4 1/4" by 7 1/2" and he stands 11" tall to the top of his helmet
Circa 1790
Wonderful professionally repaired foot and possibly repaired chips on the other foot

Made in England Staffordshire figure of Saint George and the Dragon. This was made by Ralph Wood and has amazing color and details.

This was taken from Wikipedia on 3/2/2021 please feel free to do further research. "The legend of Saint George and the Dragon tells of Saint George (died 303) taming and slaying a dragon that demanded human sacrifices. The story goes that the dragon originally exhorted tribute from the villagers. When they ran out of livestock and trinkets for the dragon, they started giving up a human tribute once a year. This was acceptable to the villagers until a well-loved princess was chosen as the next offering, according to Spanish folklore. The saint thereupon rescues the princess chosen as the next offering. The narrative was first set in Cappadocia in the earliest sources of the 11th and 12th centuries, but transferred to Libya in the 13th-century Golden Legend."

Full condition report available on request.