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    RARE LARGE JOHN BROWN STAFFORDSHIRE CHINA FIGURINE, DEPICTED WITH TWO SLAVE CHILDREN. Made in the Staffordshire region of England around 1860-65. Brown was a famed abolitionist, hanged in 1859 for his raid on the Harper’s Ferry arsenal to obtain weapons for slave uprising. Britain, of course, had a strong anti-slavery tradition, and a number of ceramic pieces with this subject matter were manufacturing there in the mid-19th century, both for domestic sale and export to the U.S. market. This large figurine, height 13 ½," is one of the more impressive – and scarce – varieties. Condition is Excellent. (# This item may require additional shipping charges).

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    December, 2003
    9th Tuesday
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