Norfolk Museums Collections

English earthenware figure James B. Rush (figure)

Description:

English earthenware flatback figure depicting James Blomfield Rush; he is standing bare-headed with a speech in his right hand and his left hand resting on a pedestal - possibly representing the courtroom dock; he wears a frock coat, cravat, waistcoat and trousers; moulded, hollow with hole in base; well coloured in underglaze blue coat, overglaze painted in enamel colours of green waistcoat, pink trousers, black cravat, hair, shoes and beard; gold decoration and 'James B; rush' painted in gold on the stand; orange pedestal and cheeks, pink face, red lips; glaze crazed and blue where pooled; made 1849

Materials:

earthenware

Measurements:

255 (height) 105 (length)

Accession number:

NWHCM : 1915.49.1

On display at:

Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

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