A rare Staffordshire figure of St Vincent de Paul, mid 19th century
Lot 33
A rare Staffordshire figure of St Vincent de Paul, mid 19th century
Sold for £937 (US$ 1,574) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Staffordshire figure of St Vincent de Paul, mid 19th century
Standing wearing long robes and skull cap, holding a child in his arms, on stepped base with inscribed title, 37cm high

Footnotes

  • See Pugh 'Staffordshire Portrait Figures', p.379, pl5. Saint Vincent de Paul (1576-1660) was a French priest and philanthropist. He founded the Paris Foundling Hospital and other lay nursing organisations. He was canonized in 1737.
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    Specialist - General Ceramics and Glass
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