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Staffordshire Pottery 'Colston Boy. Bristol' figure

Victorian, circa 1890. 5.3ins high, 2.6ins wide, 2.6ins depth. Staffordshire Pottery figure which features a school boy, stood on a circular base.

The piece is titled, ''COLSTON BOY BRISTOL' to the front' .

Decorated 'in the round' - decoration to front and reverse. Vent hole to the underside. This piece represents the Colston school, founded in Bristol by philanthropists to care for the poor and orphaned.

Book reference ,'Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875' Book 2, by A.& N. Harding, page 142, figure 2218/2220.


CONDITION: Generally good. Wear to the ground and his shoes.

KILN EFFECTS: notable crazing.

RESTORATION: Old restoration: head reglued and join retouched.

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