Sculpture: Portrait statue of George Frideric Handel holding his music of 'Samson'. Late 19c German, biscuit.

Object type
artefact
Description
Sculpture: Portrait statue of George Frideric Handel holding his music of 'Samson'. Late 19c German, biscuit. Impressed name on the socle is 'G. F. Haendel', and an impressed mark to the base reads '1213'. White biscuit figure, full-length, artist unknown. Wearing full dress and a wig. Unglazed.
Date made
19c
Notes
The bequest of a 'Handel statuette' was made as part of the Harvey Loke Bequest, March 1926 (Committee Minutes page 222). This may relate to this object.
Classification
3-dimensional (work of art), composer, music - illegible, statue
Technique
cast
Material
ceramic
Object type
Type Length Width Height Diameter Unit (length)
statue 418 mm
Accession No
2003.1839
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