A Fine Early William Shakespeare Bust

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A Fine Early William Shakespeare Bust

 

Stock No: 001296

 

Height: 9.5 Inches / 24 cm

 

Reference: Myrna Schkolne Staffordshire Figures 1780 to 1840 Vol 4, Page 226, Fig 200.2

 

A fine early pearlware bust of William Shakespeare (1564- 1616). William Shakespeare is England’s best-known poet. An excellent well coloured piece using detailed overglaze enamels, a crisp example showing how well the modelling appears when a bust is fresh out of the mould, this piece having a marble effect socle, c1820. Professional invisible repair to the base.