21 January 2003
A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE FIGURE OF 'CHRIST TEACHES NICODEMUS'
Circa 1820, attributed to Walton
Modelled sitting with His left hand raised, before a flowering tree, the green mound base moulded with blue scrolls and acanthus, named on a panel at His waist and impressed with the Biblical reference for John Chapter 3, Verse 3
10½in. (26.6cm.) high
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The Chapter and Verse noted on this piece reads as follows: John 3.  Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
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