bust

Artwork

Accession Number
983.763
Description
Parianware bust of Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha wearing a robe, his head partially bald, the bust on a pedestal base.
Narrative
This parian bust of Prince Albert was made sometime between 1856 and 1862 by Kerr & Co. of Worcester, England. It is a copy of a sculpture by E.J. Jones. It was produced in conjunction with a companion piece depicting Queen Victoria.  A copy of the Victoria bust (2017.010) has been in The Castle Society’s collection since 2017. This bust of Prince Albert was acquired for display in Craigdarroch’s period room settings. 
History of Use
Unknown 
Date
circa 1856 – 1862
Dimensions
36 x 13.8 x 26.6 cm
Material
Ceramic, parian ware
Technique
Moulded
Inscription
E J Jones Sculptor
Country of Origin
United Kingdom

Related Objects

Bust, 2017.010 (is related to)