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This is one of two figures that stood as door posts supporting the Duffus Arms outside the entrance to Thunderton House in Elgin Town Centre. They possibly came from an older site and have been reused here. They show a seventeenth-century gentleman with long curled hair and pointed beard. Faint traces of red and green slip suggest that the figures were brightly painted at one time.

Elgin Museum





17th C



Accession number

ELGNM: 1912.2.1

Acquisition method

gift from Lord Crichton Stuart, 1912

Work type



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