Monday, 15 February 2021

18th Century Carved Busts on American Furniture



 18th Century Carved Busts on American Furniture

I have posted in some depth on this subject and hopefully will collate all the information in one place - in the meantime....

John Prince (1751 - 1836)


The Rev. John Prince and his Air Pump inside of a Cabinet 1783.





https://www.colonialsociety.org/node/1251#rpic44


For an in depth article which you cannot read unless you pay for it see -


https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/abs/10.1086/697593?journalCode=wp


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Images below courtsey Google images.

Extracted from the above article which explains the Low resolution.


















Interesting little bust of.......

It appears to be very loosly based on the Cheere bust of Locke.


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