Bust: George Washington (1732-1799)

Object Number: 
1924.56
Date: 
ca. 1818
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 5 5/8 x 3 1/8 in. ( 21.6 x 14.3 x 7.9 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back of bust: "WASHINGTON/Born---1732/Died---1799/ENOCH WOOD, SCULP./1818" impressed: on back of base: "394"
Description: 
Earthenware (pearlware) bust of George Washington in blue coat, yellow waistcoat, and white jabot; black base; circular medallion on back of bust contains impressed inscription; lead glaze.
Gallery Label: 
See Portraits in Pottery by Albert Lee, pp 246ff.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn
Provenance: 
The Collection of Charles Allen Munn
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group