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Staffordshire pottery pearlware figure of John Liston as Lubin Log early 19thc.

Reference: 7772

Dated: 1820 Staffordshire England

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. This figure celebrates and commemorate the character of Lubin Log.the conceited cockney character he first played in James Kenney's play Love, Law and Physic at Covent Garden Theatre on 20 November 1812, and in many revivals). The base is impressed in black capitals "It's quite hospitable you know but here's sixpence for you it between you and the guard. The back of the base has the SALT mark of the maker.
We have also in stock an associated figure of the character Paul Pry.

Dimensions: 3.00 inch wide 6.75 inch high 2.50 inch deep

Medium: staffordshire pottery figure pearlware

Current Condition Profesionally restored at base, brolley and hand.

Provenance: Private collection London England

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

Price: gbp 785.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 1030.705 (US Dollars)

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