10 Sulphides and Box

Object Name: 
10 Sulphides and Box

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Object Name: 
10 Sulphides and Box
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
80.7.4
Dimensions: 
See Individual Records
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1850-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Stuart Drysdale
Primary Description: 
Opaque white ceramic; molded, fired. (A) Head of Queen Victoria, facing left; illegible inscription on shoulder. (B) Bust of William Shakespeare, facing left; inscribed "Barre F." on shoulder. (C) Bust of William Gladstone, facing right; inscribed (probably) "L.C.WYON F." on shoulder. (D) Bust of Robert Burns, facing left; inscribed "J. MOORE Fec (?)" on shoulder. (E) Unidentified male bust, facing left; inscribed "Byron" on the reverse, in pencil.(F) Bust of Napoleon Bonaparte, facing right; inscribed "NAPOLEON" on shoulder. (G) Bust of Napoleon Bonaparte, facing right. (H) Unidentified male head, facing left. (I) Unidentified male bust, facing left. (J) Unidentified male bust, facing left; inscribed "Milton" on the reverse, in pencil. (K) Hinged metal box, with an attached red-printed paper label: "From JOHN FORD & Co./GLASS AND CHINA/ 86 George Street, EDINBURGH/Telephone CEN 4876/...T...is...FORD. EDINBURGH" and inscribed in black ink "GREAT CAUTION/FRAGILE" and in orange crayon "CHINA HEADS".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Drysdale, Stuart, Source
1980