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Parian bust of William Shakespeare - 1864

Parian bust of William Shakespeare, © Wedgwood Museum
    Parian bust of William Shakespeare
    © Wedgwood Museum

William Shakespeare. Parian. Modelled by F M Miller, to mark the playwright's tercentenary 1864

William Shakespeare. Parian. Modelled by F M Miller, to mark the playwright's tercentenary 1864

  • Type of object: Portraits and figures/bust
  • Mark: WEDGWOOD & SONS
    [Impressed]
    F M Miller Sc
    [Impressed]
  • Year produced: 1864
  • Body: parian
  • Accession number: 12446

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  • Parian Ware

    Parian Ware

    Parian - a type of bisque porcelain. Named after the Greek island of Paros (renowned for its fine textured white marble of the same name), Parian was designed to imitate carved marble. It could be prepared in liquid form and cast in a mould thus enabling mass production.