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Parian figure of Moses group - c.1860

Parian figure of Moses group, © Wedgwood Museum
    Parian figure of Moses group
    © Wedgwood Museum

Moses group. Parian c.1860

Moses group. Parian c.1860

  • Type of object: Portraits and figures/figurine
  • Mark: WEDGWOOD
    [Impressed]
  • Year produced: c.1860
  • Body: parian
  • Glaze: unglazed
  • Material: ceramic
  • Accession number: 12256

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Glossary

  • 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.