Naylor Antiques

Early American Furnishings

English Pottery Figure, c.1880


a Staffordshire figure of a man in a tub chair; labeled LAMBERT; Daniel Lambert (1770-1809) was known for his large size, eventually surpassing 730 pounds; his height was 5′ 11″ and his waist was 9′ 4″; he toured English cities and charged one shilling per head to look at him; he is buried in St. Martin’s churchyard in Stamford; 10” tall