Charity

 

Stock No: 000931

 

Height: 8 Inches / 20 cm

 

Reference: Myrna Schkolne Staffordshire Figures 1780 to 1840 Vol 2, Page 185, Fig 92.7 (Similar)

 

Price: £330.00

 

An early pearlware Staffordshire figure of a woman standing on a square lined base with children. This figure is known as Charity and is one of a set of three, known as Faith, Hope, and Charity. Here she stands with two young children and a baby in her arm. Charity is believed to be the greatest of the virtues, embodying love of both God and others.This example is in superb condition having no damage, repairs, or restoration. Made in Staffordshire, England c1815.