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
See illustration (2)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Cf. Pat Halfpenny, English Earthenware Figures 1740-1840 (1991), p. 186, for a similar figure of John Liston.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
From the Costa Smeralda to Cannes via Monte Carlo — all from Christie’s International Real Estate
From woodcuts to lithographs and originals vs editions. Illustrated with works sold at Christie's