Charles George Gordon (1833 1885) was known as Chinese Gordon after he commanded the Chinese forces against Taiping rebels in 1863. As Governor-General of the Sudan, he was instrumental in closing down the slave trade. In 1884 he was ordered to rescue the Egyptian garrison at Khartoum; instead he was besieged in Khartoum and killed.The jug was commissioned by U. International Ceramics and issued in 1991 in special edition of 1,500 pieces.
Titled "General Gordon" and is second from the Great General's Collection - Model D6869... Designed/Modeled by Sculptor William K.
This character toby jug was issued in 1991 in a special limited edition of 1500, features the face of Charles George Gordon and is made up of red, blue and gold coloration. This large Toby Jug stands approximately 7.25 inches height.. Stamped at base in green the Royal Doulton manufactured marking.. Previously owned by a collector but well cared for... If there is a problem and unable to pay within the 4 day time frame, feel free to contact me, we can certainly work something out...
The item "ROYAL DOULTON Large GENERAL GORDON Character Toby JUG D6869 by William K. Harper" is in sale since Tuesday, June 12, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Decorative Collectible Brands\Royal Doulton\Character, Toby Jugs". The seller is "heidi4911" and is located in Waymart, Pennsylvania.
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