Staffordshire Theatrical Figure of John Liston as Sam Swipes (pgj)


Staffordshire pottery figure of the actor John Liston as Sam Swipes.
Pearlware painted with overglaze enamel colours.
The front of the base inscribed : ‘No! Am I a Gentleman? / Upon your Soul tho’ Mother’
Probably by Enoch Wood.
Circa: 1825-30
Height : 6¼” (cm)
Condition: Very good, just a few tiny glaze chips. No restoration.
Stock ref: 16256/sjx-
Price : £ 420 including p&p
*John Liston (1776-1846) was an English actor who excelled at performing comic roles. Sam Swipes was a character in ‘Exchange No Robbery’ by Theodore Hook. Sam Swipes was one of many characters he played.

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