A 19th Century Staffordshire figural model of a 'snuff taker', he stood in a blue overcoat and yellow breaches on a painted base with his fingers to his nose and retaining his tricorn hat cover, unmarked, height 35cm, S/D.
Will Farmer - Director
Ceramics, Glass, Oriental & Decorative Arts
Will specialises in 20th Century decorative arts covering ceramics, glass and furniture. He studied at the Birmingham School of Jewellery undertaking a combined BA Hons in silversmithing and Fine Art history. Notable finds include a Martin Brothers Stoneware bird selling for £20,500 and a rare collection of documents relating to the Stourbridge Glass Industry selling locally for over £22,000. Will is now in his eighth season as an expert on BBC's Antiques Roadshow.