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Oscar Wilde Bust Ornament


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Oscar Wilde Bust Ornament is one in a range of exquisitely detailed ornaments and bookends depicting famous historical figures and characters. Measurements: H12cm.

Oscar Wilde Bust Ornament

Oscar Wilde Bust Ornament was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet. He is best known for his works including ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’, ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’. He was one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890’s.This detailed bust has been hand-sculpted from gypsum plaster using photographs of the time. The base features some of the objects associated with Oscar Wilde, including the frame from Dorian Gray, a prison cell door from Pentonville Prison, lilies, roses and a sunflower, books and quill pen and the iconic handbag as featured in ‘The Importance of Being Ernest’. Etched around the base reads ‘I Can Resist Anything Except Temptation’, as well as the name ‘Oscar Wilde’. A wonderful gift for anyone who has an interest in British history and writers. This ornament would make a wonderful decorative piece or a gift for anyone who has an interest in the famous author.


Hand-made in Bath
Cast in British Gypsum Plaster
Adorned with objects associated with Oscar Wilde
‘Oscar Wilde’ and ‘I Can Resist Anything Except Temptation’ etched around the base
Makes a wonderful gift


H12.0 x W7.0 x D3.5


Please allow 3 to 5 working days for delivery from the date of dispatch. Delivery is free to most of mainland England, Scotland & Wales. Please check your postcode / area before ordering: Delivery to the following postcodes / areas may incur additional shipping costs: AB, DD, DG, EH, FK, G, HS, IV, KA, KY, KW, ML, TD, IV, PA, PH , Northern & Republic of Ireland, Isle of Wight, Isle of Scilly, Isle of Man, Shetland and Orkney Islands, Channel Islands, Scottish Islands, the Highlands and Outer Hebrides).

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