Lot 897

2 Staffordshire Busts & a Figurine, 19th C and Later

Estimate: $200 - $300

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$150,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from the Collection of John and Virginia Duncan, Savannah, GA


2 Staffordshire Busts and a Figurine, 19th Century and Later, comprising a 11 1/2 in. Wood & Sons reproduction portrait bust of John Wesley (marked on back 'This bust was modelled by Enoch Wood. The original inscription is as follows: The Reverend John Wesley, M.A. fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford and founder of Methodism, he sat for this bust to Mr. Enoch Wood, Sculptor, Burslem, 1781, and died in 1791, aged 88 years, Is not this a brand plucked out of the fire' and stamped 'Wood & Sons Potters, Burslem England' on underside), a 7 in. portrait bust of John Locke (impressed 'Locke' on verso'), and a standing figure of John Wesley with bible.

Measurements: Height: of largest 11 1/2 in. x Width: 7 in. x Depth: 4 1/4 in.


Overall good condition, all with light wear, Wesley portrait bust repainted, standing figure with broken and repaired hand.