London, South Kensington
15 March 2001
A pearlware figure of John Liston as Lubin Log
modelled standing, wearing a black conical hat, jacket and pantaloons, a large white bow at his neck, holding a scroll, on a square base titled Read it indeed!/that's very easily said, read it!!, circa 1830 (damage to scroll) -- 19cm. high; a figure of Tam O'Shanter modelled seated a cup in his right hand, on a rectangular base, circa 1830 (damages) -- 14cm. high
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Cf. Pat Halfpenny, English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840 (1991), p. 186, for a similar figure of John Liston.
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