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    a george iii lead bust of seneca

    Antique A George III Lead Bust Of Seneca

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    A rare George III lead life sized portrait bust after the Antique of Seneca.
    Attributed to John Cheere.
    England circa 1760
    height 36 in (90 cm

     
    John Cheere (1709 – 1787) had his workshops at Hyde Park Corner. His yard was a popular meeting place and was visited by the public. In his time Cheere was one one the most celebrated sculptors and suppliers, history has not been kind and widely today his brother Sir Henry Cheere enjoys the limelight. Henry was noted for his church monuments, his university statues and his fireplaces. He mainly worked in stone whilst John focused on plaster and lead; two materials that have subsequently fallen from fashion.
    One of the largest part of John Cheere’s work was supplying busts and vase for libraries. One of his largest commissions was 24 busts and 25 vases for the Codrington library at All Soul’s, Oxford. This established his reputation and he went on to supply many priva...

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    Nicholas Wells Antiques Ltd

    Nicholas Wells Antiques Ltd is an internet antique dealing business supplying international clients across the globe. As the owner, I take great pride in the quality of the presentation of my antique furniture and works of art, together with offering the best customer service. I offer a broad range of antiques from the early 1800's to the 20th century. Antiques from my online collection have been selected for their common high quality and exceptional design.

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    T: 02076920897
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