Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Staffordshire Pottery Figure of John Wesley

Victorian, circa 1860. 7.3ins high, 3.2ins wide, 3.5ins depth. Staffordshire Pottery porcellaneous figure with a religious theme which features John Wesley preaching, stood on a circular base. Dull gilt base line and embellishment.

Decorated 'in the round' - decoration to front and reverse.

Book reference, 'Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875' Book 1, by A.& N. Harding, page 387, figure 151.

Condition

Good. Tiny chip to reverse lower base edge.

Slight rubbing to gilt.

KILN EFFECTS: slightly stained crazing to the top of the base;

tiny glaze pops to black gown and top of base.

RESTORATION: Left hand reglued and join retouched.

Remodelled right thumb.

Retouched paint losses to right shoe.


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