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Parian (porcelain)

Scope note

Use for a variety of soft or hard paste, white, fine, vitreous porcelain often resembling statuary marble, developed in England in the 1840s and used for figurines, especially dolls, and for art objects, ornament, and tableware. For unglazed porcelain or earthenware that has been fired only once and used for similar types of objects, but producing a grainy texture, use "biscuit."

This term has 387 records attributed within our system.

Connected records

An image of Basket

Shamrock Basket

Accession Number: C.7-1994

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The Bride

Accession Number: C.7-1969

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Unknown lady

Accession Number: C.1020-2016

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Peace

Accession Number: C.945-2016

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Queen Victoria (1819-1901)

Accession Number: C.1064-2016

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Ariadne on the Panther or Voluptuousness

Accession Number: C.23-2014

An image of Bust

Unknown lady

Accession Number: C.1014-2016

An image of Figure group

Una and the Lion or Purity

Accession Number: C.1-1973

An image of Bust

Bust of Purity

Accession Number: C.11-1984

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Field Marshal Herbert Kitchener

Accession Number: C.893-2016

An image of Bust

Field Marshal John French (1852-1925)

Accession Number: C.842-2016

An image of Bust

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

Accession Number: C.927-2016

An image of Vase

Vase

Accession Number: C.393-1991

An image of Figure

Standing Woman, perhaps Morning

Accession Number: C.324-1991

An image of Figure

Standing Woman, perhaps Night

Accession Number: C.325-1991

An image of Bust

Sir Salar Jung

Accession Number: C.888-2016

An image of Bust

Unknown man

Accession Number: C.1040-2016

An image of Bust

Lord George Bentinck (1802-48)

Accession Number: C.1026-2016

An image of Bust

Una

Accession Number: C.1015-2016

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War

Accession Number: C.1073-2016

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The Young Emigrant [sic]

Accession Number: C.1104-2016

An image of Bust

Queen Victoria (1819-1901)

Accession Number: C.1062-2016

An image of Bust

Queen Victoria (1819-1901)

Accession Number: C.1061-2016

An image of Bust

Unknown man

Accession Number: C.1034-2016

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