Royal Doulton was founded in 1815 by John Doulton, beginning a ceramic empire that is renowned worldwide for enduring and excellent design, pioneering techniques and artistry. Figures, including pretty ladies and character studies with their feminine and witty designs, have been at the heart of Royal Doulton ever since the launch of the famous HN collection over 100 years.
One vital element of Royal Doultons distinctive tradition is the invaluable contributions of Doulton family members who have been connected with the company during its 200 year history. In celebration of these many individuals who span seven generations, Neil Faulkner has designed a trio of limited edition figures – including Mr. Doulton, Lady Doulton and a garden tableau of three young women.
Representing the dynamic entrepreneurs of the 19th century, Mr. Doulton HN5742, is dressed in period style in a long green high- collared coat. He is shown with a trunk and valise which no doubt hold samples of his latest wares!