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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery


ca. 1800-1820 (made)
Place of origin

Bust of Shakespeare, lead-glazed earthenware

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Lead-glazed earthenware
Brief description
Bust of Shakespeare, lead-glazed earthenware, made at the factory of Enoch Wood, Burslem, ca. 1800-1820
Physical description
Bust of Shakespeare, lead-glazed earthenware
  • Weight: 3.550kg
  • Conversion from imperial height: 43.2cm
Gallery label
Bust of Shakespeare Made at the factory of Enoch Wood, Burslem, Staffordshire, about 1800-20 Lead-glazed earthenware 25-1879 Given by the Rev. Geo. Pinder On the reverse is a manuscript label stating that this bust was presented by Enoch Wood to the late Mr. Pike, proprietor of the Pottery Clay Quarries, Wareham, Dorset.(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by Rev. G. Pinder
Accession number

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Record createdMarch 31, 2008
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