Notice

The museum will be closed to the public on Thursday, September, 29.

Bust of George Washington, ca. 1800

  • Enoch Wood and Sons, English, 1819-1846

Stoneware (black basalt)

  • Overall: 7 × 4 3/4 × 2 3/4 inches (17.8 × 12.1 × 7 cm)

Gift of Robert H. Tannahill

50.148

Department

American Art before 1950

  • Male
  • Basalt
  • Ceramic
  • Bust
  • Bust

Robert H. Tannahill; 1950-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Edwards, Diana. Black Basalt: Wedgwood and Contemporary Manufacturers. Woodbridge, 1994, pp. 269-270 (ill. of another example in the City Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent).

Enoch Wood and Sons, Bust of George Washington, ca. 1800, stoneware (black basalt). Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Robert H. Tannahill, 50.148.