15 March 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 258
GBP 200 - GBP 300
A figure of Charles Hadden Spurgeon
modelled in a pulpit, his right arm raised, before an open bible, well coloured, titled in gilt to base, circa 1860 (restoration and damages) -- 31.5cm. high; a clockface figure of Revd. John Wesley, modelled standing in a pulpit, his right arm raised, a open bible before him, above a clockface, on oval titled base, circa 1870 -- 30cm. high
See illustration (2)
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Cf. A. & N. Harding, Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875, Vol. 1, (1998), p. 133, fig. 333, for the lead figure.
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