Plaque, with bust of Charles X of France

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Plaque, with bust of Charles X of France

This earthenware wall bust has a relief profile bust of Charles X of France. The plaque is was one of two made in 1834 by William Reid's pottery at Musselburgh in East Lothian. The other featured a bust of the Duc d'Angouleme of France.

Earthenware wall plaque, underglaze painted, with a relief profile bust thought to be Charles X of France, one of two made by William Reid's Pottery, Musselburgh, 1834

The Duc d'Angouleme and Charles X, members of the exiled French royal family, stayed in Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh for a period in 1830.

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Online ID: 000-100-080-567-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.1994.1105
Date: 1834
Material: Earthenware with underglaze painting
Dimensions: 132 mm H x 108 mm W x 20 mm depth
What: Wall plaque / portrait
Who: Charles X of France
William Reid's Pottery, Musselburgh (Maker)
Where: France
Scotland, Midlothian, Musselburgh
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