Antique Parian Porcelain Bust of English Writer Benjamin JohnsonAntique Parian Porcelain Bust of English Writer Benjamin JohnsonAntique Parian Porcelain Bust of English Writer Benjamin JohnsonAntique Parian Porcelain Bust of English Writer Benjamin JohnsonAntique Parian Porcelain Bust of English Writer Benjamin JohnsonAntique Parian Porcelain Bust of English Writer Benjamin JohnsonAntique Parian Porcelain Bust of English Writer Benjamin Johnson

Antique Parian Porcelain Bust of English Writer Benjamin Johnson

An Antique Parian Porcelain Bust depicting Benjamin Jonson (1572 – 1637). Johnson was an English playwright and poet, his artistry exerted a lasting influence upon English poetry and stage comedy. He popularized the comedy of humors and is best known for the satirical plays including Every Man in His Humour, Volpone, The Alchemist and Bartholomew Fair and for his lyric and epigrammatic poetry. He is generally regarded as the second most important English dramatist, after William Shakespeare, during the reign of James I. The Bust is signed with his name on the back and a makers mark "J & TB". Johnson measures 8" high x 5" wide. Johnson is in very good overall condition. There are two tiny specks of extra clay on his face by his hair, see closeup photo. Johnson would make a fine addition to an antique Parian Porcelain or Bust collection.

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ITEM ID
0011471
COLOR
White
ITEM TYPE
Antique
TYPE
Bisque, Parian, Porcelain, Unmarked
ORIGIN
England • English

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Antique Parian Porcelain Bust of English Writer Benjamin Johnson

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