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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    probably 1857 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bell, John, born 1811 - died 1895 (modeller)
    Minton (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Parian

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Beatrice Cast

  • Museum number:

    C.34-1984

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 19, shelf 1

Physical description

Figure of 'Comedy', parian ware. Seated female figure with long hair in long tunic caught up at the waist and with open sandals in Classical style; holding a garland of roses and other flowers seated on a rock with a primula at its base.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

probably 1857 (made)

Artist/maker

Bell, John, born 1811 - died 1895 (modeller)
Minton (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Parian

Dimensions

Height: 35.5 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of 'Comedy', parian ware, modelled by John Bell, Minton & Co., Stoke-on-Trent, England, probably 1857

Materials

Parian

Categories

Ceramics; Parian ware; Figures & Decorative ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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