Victorian Staffordshire Pottery Religious Figures: Stories on the Mantelpiece

Author: Stephen Duckworth

Published: 2017

Publisher: Antique Collectors’ Club

Pages: 160 pages

ISBN: ISBN-10: 1851498710 ISBN-13: 9781851498710

Decorative religious figures were immensely popular among the Victorian lower middle class, both Protestant and Catholic, and over 200 examples representing the Old and New Testaments are featured in this well-illustrated volume. An overview of their production is followed by a more detailed exploration of the subjects and stories they represent, and a catalogue summarising their size, manufacture date and rarity.

Available to buy from Postscript Books in the UK, and from Biblio in the US.

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