An antique pottery bust of William Shakespeare (1564-1616) on a faux marble socle. Figurines and busts of Shakespeare were made by several Staffordshire and Leeds pottery firms, especially around the lead up to the tricentenary of his birth in 1864.
Maroon, yellow, orange, brown
PLACE OF ORIGIN
MONOGRAM / INSCRIPTION
Impressed (back): Shakespeare
Queen Victoria (1837-1901) | Mid 19th century
Width 5.5 Depth 3.5 Height 8.75 inches