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Bust

Bust

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (city) (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1930-1939 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    W. H. Goss (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Parian ware, moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Enid Briggs

  • Museum number:

    C.95-1972

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Bust of Sir Isaac Pitman in parian ware. Bust-length portait of a bearded gentleman facing right. He wears a jacket, double-breasted waistcoat and bow tie. Waisted profile-moulded socle.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (city) (made)

Date

ca. 1930-1939 (made)

Artist/maker

W. H. Goss (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Parian ware, moulded

Marks and inscriptions

A falcon gorged by a coronet and perched on a torso.
Transfer-printed in green

'T.Brock. R.A/ Sc. / LONDON 1887'
On the back

'SIR ISAAC PITMAN'
On front of socle

Dimensions

Height: 27.1 cm

Descriptive line

Bust of Sir Isaac Pitman in parian ware, W. H. Goss, Stoke-on-Trent, ca. 1930-1939

Production Note

Taken from an earlier mould

Materials

Parian

Techniques

Moulded

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Portraits

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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