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Figure - Una and the Lion
  • Una and the Lion
    Bell, John, born 1811 - died 1895
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Una and the Lion

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    1847 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case L, shelf 3

Physical description

Figure in parian ware of Una and the Lion.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)


1847 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques



Height: 36.8 cm, Width: 37.5 cm

Object history note

Made for Summerly's Art Manufacturers.

Descriptive line

Figure in parian ware of Una and the Lion, after a model by John Bell, made for Summerly's Art Manufacturers, Minton & Co., Stoke-on-Trent, 1847.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Bryant, Julius. Art and Design for all: The Victoria and Albert Museum . London: V&A publishing, 2011. p,ill.113 ISBN 978 1 85177 666 5

Production Note

Made for Summerly's Art Manufacturers



Subjects depicted

Woman; Lion


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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