Decorative Arts Auction

June 15, 2015

LOT 86
Three Staffordshire Pearlware Theatrical Figures of John Liston as Sam Swipes in ‘Exchange no Robbery’, Lubin Log in ‘Love, Law and Physic’ and as Paul Pry in ‘Paul Pry’, c.1820-30
  • Three Staffordshire Pearlware Theatrical Figures of John Liston as Sam Swipes in ‘Exchange no Robbery’, Lubin Log in ‘Love, Law and Physic’ and as Paul Pry in ‘Paul Pry’, c.1820-30

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Three Staffordshire Pearlware Theatrical Figures of John Liston as Sam Swipes in ‘Exchange no Robbery’, Lubin Log in ‘Love, Law and Physic’ and as Paul Pry in ‘Paul Pry’, c.1820-30

in colourful painted costume, the first base inscribed ‘No! am I a Gentleman? / Upon your Soul tho’ Mother.’
largest height 6.5" — 16.6 cm.
minor restoration

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $1,107
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Provenance:

Labels with D.M. & P. Manheim, New York (Sam Swipes) and James E. Elliott Antiques, Deep River (Paul Pry)