22 Rye Pottery Canterbury Tales Pilgrim Figures


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Fourth quarter 20th Century

United Kingdom

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A collection of twenty two Rye Pottery figures, depicting characters from Chaucer's 'The Pilgrim's Progress', designed by Tony Bennet who took over the head design role at Rye Pottery in the early 1970's.

These 22 figures were collected over a numberof years (they figures are still available from Rye Pottery and retail for in excess of £100 each, there are now 38 in the collection).

This collection includes;

The Wife of Bath

The Miller

The Guildsman's Wife

The Pardoner

The Yeoman

Nun Princess

The Knight

The Dr of Physic

The Oxford Cleric

The Parson

The Monk

The Chaucer Hounds

The Cook

The Skipper

The Merchant

The Franklin

The Plowman

The Seargeant at Law

The Squire

Plus 3 others I've not yet identified.

Some have original paper labels to the underside.

All in perfect condition with no repairs or damage.


Fourth quarter 20th Century

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With a lifelong passion for the subject, Lisa has worked in the word of art and antiques for over 25 years.  Sixteen of these were spent as a Director of an Auctioneers in London before moving to South West France with her husband Marc Allum to restore a rambling 17th Century Chateau, which they used as base to host art and antique holidays. 
After returning to the UK in 2012, Hand of Glory was born, offering an eclectic mix of antiques, objects and.... in the words of John Tradescant; 'anything strang (sic)'
In addition to running Hand of Glory, Lisa also writes for various magazines.
Clients are welcome to view pieces at our shop opened in November 2019. The address is 34 Market Place, Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 3HP. Opening hours are Wednesday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm. Other times by appointment.
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