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Figure of Shakespeare


A mid nineteenth century Staffordshire pottery figure of Shakespeare; the bard shown seated, wearing brown and green striped breeches, yellow hose and a white jacket, holding a book in his left hand. Mounted on an ovoid base with a blue-draped seat and a large two-handled urn.

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 1998-5/2

  • Date

    c. 1850

  • Material

    pottery ceramic

  • Measurements

  • Height

    165 mm

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust