"Neoclassical Family Bringing Offerings"
Peter Hone (b.1941)
after an early 19th Century original
Signed & dated with casting details verso
Plaster of Paris Portrait relief wall plaque
Cast London 10th February 2003
after 19th Century Original
23 cm high x 25.2 cm wide x 2 cm deep
A plaque depicting three figures in profile, wearing Grecian classical costume beneath a tree. A woman on the left bearing fruit and with a jug at her fruit, a child in the middle playing a double flute and a bearded man kneeling to the right with a basket of fruit. To the right hand side is a censer on a stand with incense smoke billowing from it. The whole painted contrasting blue, leaving the raised relief elements in plain plaster to emulate Wedgwood jasperware. Two integral wire loops for suspension, moulded into the back of the plaster. Signed and dated verso "-P J Hone / 10th Feb 2003 AD / London-"
An imposing neoclassical plaque by the famous modern master plaster-caster Peter Hone (b.1941) after an unidentified original (possibly by Wedgwood).
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