Dancing Girl Reposing. William Calder Marshall. 1848. Parian ware, 18 inches including self-base. Inscribed Inscribed: “Marshall / Cheverton / Sculp” on side of tree trunk. Benjamin Cheverton invented a machine, which he showed at the 1851 Exhibition, that reduced sculptural works so they could be made into porcelain figures. He created this parian ware version of Marshall’s sculpture for the Art Union of London. [Detail] [Click on images to enlarge them.]

Last modified 30 April 2017