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


ca. 1800-1820 (made)
Place of origin

Lead-glazed earthenware bust of Milton.

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Lead-glazed earthenware
Brief description
Bust of Milton, lead-glazed earthenware, probably made at the factory of Enoch Wood, Burslem, Staffordshire, ca. 1800-1820
Physical description
Lead-glazed earthenware bust of Milton.
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'MILTON' (impressed on the back)
  • A quartered circle (impressed inside the pedestal)
  • '90' (painted inside the pedestal)
Gallery label
Bust of Milton Probably made at the factory of Enoch Wood, Burslem, Staffordshire, about 1800-20 Marks: 'MILTON' impressed on the back , inside the pedestal, a quartered circle, impressed, and '90' painted. Lead-glazed earthenware C.571-1921 Given by Mr. H.V. Smith(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by Mr H. V. Smith
Subject depicted
Accession number

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Record createdMarch 31, 2008
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