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Early Staffordshire 'Bootblack' figure

Early Staffordshire 'Bootblack' figure

Code: 2716


W: 3" (7.6 cm)H: 8" (20.3 cm)D: 3" (7.6 cm)


An extremely unusual, rare and charming quill stand figure of Sam Weller from Charles Dickens' 'The Pickwick Papers', the cheeky inn 'bootblack' who became the servant and faithful companion to Mr. Pickwick, dressed in a blue jacket, polishing a guest's riding boots. English c1840