Beautiful antique all white parian ware figure of a young male potter artisan decorating classic pottery. He is portrayed seated, dressed in a Greek toga, surrounded by various pottery pieces while he holds a brush placing the finishing touches on a large vase. Parian ware is a type of bisque porcelain imitating marble used mainly for busts, statues and figurines. It is referred to by different names depending on its country and manufacturer including parian, statuary porcelain, biscuit, bisque, Wedgwood carrara, etc. The main parian manufacturers in England were Minton, Copeland, Wedgwood, and Worcester. Smaller pieces such as this were usually unmarked. Matching female potter listed separately. Perfect to decorate a mantle, console table or similar. In very good used condition as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: 7 7/8" high by 5 15/16" by 3 15/16" base (20 by 15 by 10) approximately.
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