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Bust

  • Place of origin:

    Shelton, United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    J. Ridgway, Bates & Co. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Biscuit porcelain parian, mounted

  • Credit Line:

    Given by D.A. MacAlister, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.101-1967

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain & Europe, room 139, case 19, shelf 1

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Physical description

Bust of composer George Frideric Handel in biscuit porcelain parian ware. Mounted on a circular plinth and bearing the label 'HANDEL'. He is portrayed wearing a cap and he faces to the right. He wears a loose coat over a high-collared skirt. The bust is fixed to the plinth by a metal rod and bust.

Place of Origin

Shelton, United Kingdom (made)

Date

ca. 1855-1860 (made)

Artist/maker

J. Ridgway, Bates & Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Biscuit porcelain parian, mounted

Marks and inscriptions

'HANDEL'

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm

Object history note

After the original by L.F. Roubiliac in Windsor Castle.

Descriptive line

Bust of composer George Frideric Handel in biscuit porcelain parian ware, J. Ridgway, Bates & Co., Shelton, ca. 1855-1860

Materials

Parian

Techniques

Mounted

Subjects depicted

Man; Bust; Handel, George Frideric; Composer

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Collection code

CER

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