Pair of Staffordshire Pottery Figures of Jobson & Nell.


A good quality pair of early 19th century theatrical figures of ‘Jobson & Nell’, decorated with overglaze enamel colours and with simulated marble bases.
Circa: 1810 – 1820
* Who are Jobson and Nell? Jobson is a lowly cobbler and Nell is his sweet wife. They starred  in The Devil to Pay or, The Wives Metamorphos’d, a
ballad farce first performed in 1731. Revivals were popular on the English stage into the nineteenth century. A performance was staged at Covent Garden as late as  1828, and even children’s books drew from the theme and illustrated Jobson and  Nell.
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Height: 6¾” (17cm)
Condition: Jobson: reattached to base, various small chips & wear. Nell: small base chips restored, small chips and surface wear.
Stock ref: 17630/yin-
Price: £ 65 for the pair + p&p (free within the UK)

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Dimensions 17 cm
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