Here we have a pair of vintage Parian ware busts, each of a child. One is a girl and the other a boy. These could depict cherubs, or in the case of the boy, a putto. They are in Neoclassical style. Also known as biscuit porcelain, Parian ware was popular in the Victorian era, as an affordable take on marble and other stone sculptures. The statues were fine art for the masses. Today the quality comes through, as does the evocative feel for a long ago past. The statues are beautiful alone, but my favorite use is to set them on shelves or tables to create a vintage vignette. And as is with many antique figurines and statues, they can be so striking when set up in groups or multiples. These two busts came to me as part of a large collection from a former museum curator who had to downsize his home recently. The pieces are unmarked; we believe they were made in the late 19th century. There are some surface stains but otherwise in good vintage condition.
These are not exactly the same size but fairly close, at about 7-3/4" tall by about 4-1/4" at the widest point. Each is on a base about 2" square. Together weigh 1.8 pounds.
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