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Staffordshire pottery pearlware figure of Paul Pry titled "Hope I don't intrude". English antique period c1820

Reference: 7776

Dated: 1820 Staffordshire England

A fine Staffordshire pottery pearlware theatrical figure of Paul Pry with the title I HOPE I DON'T INTRUDE impressed in the base in black capitals.
This quality figure is well modelled standing on green circular base and is a rare version.
Note;John Liston a famous comic actor was renown for his portrayal of the meddling busybody Paul Pry with catch phrases such as "I hope I don't intrude" and " Just dropped in".
NOTE;also in stock a companion figure from the same group , John Liston in the part of Lubin Log.

Medium: Staffordshire pottery pearlware ceramic earthenwatre

Current Condition Restored tip of brolley.

Provenance: Private Collection London

Literature: Myrna Schkolne page 65 Volume 2 Staffordshire Figures 1780-1840 published by Schiffer and available on

Price: gbp 885.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 1162.005 (US Dollars)

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