Foley Pottery Political character teapot turn of 19th century, one of a series Kitchener'
priced around the the £450 mark, dependent upon the character portrayed.
This is one of a very popular range of politically inspired teapots made around the turn of the 19th century. They all have similar bodies, but illustrate varies statesman and politicians as much venerated in those days as they are nowadays...0ne of the favourites was President Kruger, warts and all apropos the Boer War villain..delightful.
you will find Chamberlain, Lord George, Rosenbury, Churchill, Kitcherer et al. enquire for details if interested
See also Edward Bramah's Novelty Teapots (available if you wish to buy one)
p50 illustration 87 or 'The Foley China company' : rare intarsio teapots.