A Statuette of van Dyck by Wood and Caldwell
Height 22 inches.
Glazed earthenware in imitation of Bronze.
Impressed mark underneath "WOOD & CALDWELL".
Wood and Caldwell of Burslem, Staffordshire.
Factory in operation from 1790 until July 1818.
On 1st January 1791 Enoch Wood (1759-1840) entered into partnership with James Caldwell (1760?-1838). Enoch Wood purchased James Caldwells share in 1818 for £27,000. After this Enoch went into business with his sons.
For more on James Caldwell see - http://www.jjhc.info/caldwelljames1838.htm