Mari Jones plate
Mari Jones plate / Plât Mari Jones
A rare hand painted pottery plate depicting Mari Jones, made at the South Wales Pottery, Llanelly and decorated by Samuel Shufflebotham
Mari Jones was known as the Welsh Bible girl. In 1800 she walked twenty six miles barefoot across the hills of North Wales to Bala, to buy a copy of a Welsh language Bible from the Rev Thomas Charles.
Llanelly circa 1910
8″ dia x 11⁄2″high 20.3cm dia x 3.8cm h