Minton biscuit porcelain figure 'John Anderson my Jo'
Minton biscuit porcelain figure 'John Anderson my Jo'
Minton biscuit porcelain figure 'John Anderson my Jo'
Minton biscuit porcelain figure 'John Anderson my Jo'
Minton biscuit porcelain figure 'John Anderson my Jo'
Minton biscuit porcelain figure 'John Anderson my Jo'
Minton biscuit porcelain figure 'John Anderson my Jo'
Minton biscuit porcelain figure 'John Anderson my Jo'
Minton biscuit porcelain figure 'John Anderson my Jo'
Minton biscuit porcelain figure 'John Anderson my Jo'

Minton biscuit porcelain figure 'John Anderson my Jo'

c. 1840 to 1850 England

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£495 gbp
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A fine Minton biscuit porcelain large figure of John Anderson and his wife, from the poem 'John Anderson my Jo' by Robert Burns 1789.
The couple sitting on chairs with a dog and a cat sleeping below.
Incised 'ermine' mark to underside of base.
John Anderson, my jo, John,
When we were first acquent;
Your locks were like the raven,
Your bonie brow was brent;
But now your brow is beld, John,
Your locks are like the snaw;
But blessings on your frosty pow,
John Anderson, my jo.

John Anderson, my jo, John,
We clamb the hill thegither;
And mony a cantie day, John,
We've had wi' ane anither:
Now we maun totter down, John,
And hand in hand we'll go,
And sleep thegither at the foot,
John Anderson, my jo.

A similar example illustrated by G. Godden, 'Minton Pottery & Porcelain of the First period'.pl 138.

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Very good, the only restoration is to the back of the woman's chair, it is the original chair back that has been re-attached.
No other damage or restoration.
Private collection.
John Anderson, my jo, John,
When we were first acquent;
Your locks were like the raven,
Your bonie brow was brent;
But now your brow is beld, John,
Your locks are like the snaw;
But blessings on your frosty pow,
John Anderson, my jo.

John Anderson, my jo, John,
We clamb the hill thegither;
And mony a cantie day, John,
We've had wi' ane anither:
Now we maun totter down, John,
And hand in hand we'll go,
And sleep thegither at the foot,
John Anderson, my jo.
Dimensions
Height 22.50 cm (8.86 inches)
Width 24.50 cm (9.65 inches)
Stock Code
13429B/pkx
Medium
Porcelain
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