Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Staffordshire Pearlware Plato Bust

pre-Victorian, circa 1820. 13ins high, 8.3ins wide, 4.7ins depth. Staffordshire Pottery pearlware bust with a classical theme which features the head and shoulders of a bearded gentleman, wearing a robe, resting on a plinth base.

The piece is titled, 'PLATO' .

Decorated 'in the round' - decoration to front and reverse.

Open bottomed.

This piece represents Plato, the Ancient Greek philosoper.

Condition

CONDITION: Good. No restoration.

Chips and flakes to plinth and robe.

A few paint losses to his hair,

plinth

and beard.

KILN EFFECTS: kiln soot caught in the glaze to his nose.


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