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A Copeland Parian bust of Shakespeare


Code: 280807

A fine Parian bust of William Shakespeare by Copeland after an original by Raffaele Monti, made for the Crystal Palace Art Union.  Separate socle.  Impressed Marks: Copeland, Pub March 1 1861, Crystal Palace Art Union, R Monti sc.   

This bust is illustrated in The Parian Phenomenon page 184 fig 609 and in Robert Copeland’s book “Parian - Copeland’s Statuary Porcelain” pages 227 fig B73.

Height 34cm (13½“)


Excellent. Some tiny frits to the base.