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Bust

Bust

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1810 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wood, Enoch, born 1759 - died 1840 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware, painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2665-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 14, shelf 1

Physical description

Bust of Homer, lead-glazed earthenware, painted in enamel colours. The poet has a black fillet round his hair, and a purple robe. Supported on a circular pedestal rising from a square base, coloured black.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1810 (made)

Artist/maker

Wood, Enoch, born 1759 - died 1840 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware, painted in enamels

Dimensions

Height: 31.8 cm, Length: 14.6 cm base, Width: 14.6 cm base

Descriptive line

Bust of Homer, lead-glazed earthenware, painted in enamel colours, probably made by Enoch Wood, Staffordshire, ca. 1810

Labels and date

Bust of Homer
Made in Staffordshire, about 1800-20
Lead-glazed earthenware

2665-1901 [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Lead glaze; Enamel

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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