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$ 3,750

Parian ~ Prodigal’s Return

Documentation Signed
Origin England
Period 19th Century
Materials Porcelain
H. 20 in;
H. 50.8 cm;
Condition Good.
Creation Date Circa 1850
Description After the marble sculpture by William Theed, this extraordinary statuary porcelain depicts two embracing figures illustrating the Prodigal Son’s return. The details of the robes, faces, hands, and hair are deftly handled. The narrative is found in Luke 15:11-32. Impressed in the front of the base is: FATHER I HAVE SINNED. On the rear of the base, it reads: THEED Sc / COPELAND.
Styles / Movements Religious, Traditional, Victorian
Book References Dennis, Richard. The Parian Phenomenon, England, 1989. Page 13, Fig. 7. Copeland, Robert. Parian Copeland’s Statuary Porcelain, Easthampton, MA. Pages 114 and 115, GP57.
Dealer Reference Number P1022
Incollect Reference Number 347257
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