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A Bust of Admiral Lord Nelson, circa 1850-55
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A Bust of Admiral Lord Nelson, circa 1850-55

Measurements: Height: 29cm (11.5in)



Parian porcelain. Produced by the Staffordshire pottery manufacturer Minton, the originator of Parian, so called because it imitated the fine textured marble found on the Greek island of Paros. The Admiral depicted, cloaked with his hair en queue, an order at his neck. Impressed with the maker’s mark. Mounted on socle base.
Source: Atterbury, P. (1989), ‘The Parian Phenomenon: Survey of Victorian Parian Porcelain Statuary and Busts.’