Statuette of man in chair

Statuette of man in chair

Mid-Victorian statuette of man in chair, crudely painted and made in the Staffordshire potteries – possibly a fairing. There are signs that the head (missing) had, in the past, been cemented back on.
Religious Ornament

Religious Ornament

Shrine statuette of praying figures (Mary and John?) facing, before┬áChrist on the Cross. Cherubs and a cross adorn the canopy. Some orange-yellow over-glaze paint has been applied to the base of the shrine and the cherubs’ wings.
Toy Clown

Toy Clown

Toy clown statuette with colouring to face. This may have been a fairing.
Woman in Bed

Woman in Bed

Plain white statuette of a woman partly sitting in a couch or bed. Fairings were small ornaments given away as prizes at the fair. This may be one.
Man in Chair

Man in Chair

Mid-Victorian man in chair, with purple jacket, orange striped trousers, and plain waistcoat. Fairings were cheap ceramic statuettes, given away as prizes at the fair. This is probably one.