St John (Walton)

St John (Walton)

 

Stock No: 000812

 

Height: 7.5 Inches / 19 cm

 

Reference: Myrna Schkolne Staffordshire Figures 1780 to 1840 Book 2, Page 224, Fig 103.9

 

Price: £880.00

 

A lovely early example of a Pearlware figure of St John made by John Walton. One of a set of four figures representing the Gospels of the New Testament, Mathew, Mark, Luke and John. Saint John can be found sandalled standing on a titled base holding a large scroll in his left hand, his right raised holding a chalice. He wears a long robe, tied at the waist, a scarf over his shoulders, with a full magnificent bocage. The figure is marked Walton to the rear of the base.

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