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Pair of Staffordshire pottery theatrical characters performed by the actor John Liston.

Reference: 5630

Dated: c. 1815 to c. 1820 Staffordshire

John Liston was a prominent comedy actor in the early 19th century in England. His most famous roles were of Paul Pry and Lubin Log. These two figures celebarate and commemorate these two characters. The bases have impressed script of famous catch phrases associated with each character and both have the SALT scroll makers mark .

Dimensions: 6.50 inch high

Medium: pearlware poittery ceramic earthenware enamels

Current Condition Restored at both umberalla,s one hand and base of Lubin Log

Provenance: Private Collection London

Literature: Myrna Schkolne Volume 2 Chapters 51 and 52, Staffordshire Figures 1780-1840, published by Schiffer.

Price: gbp 1850.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2368 (US Dollars)

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