Wedgwood basalt portrait plaque of William Pitt the Younger, circa 1780

William Pitt the Younger was a prominent British Tory statesman of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. He became the youngest Prime Minister of Great Britain in 1783 at the age of 24 and the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom as of January 1801. Impressed “WEDGWOOD” on the reverse

Dimensions: 4 ⅛” by 3 ⅜”

Condition: Good

 

Antique pottery black Staffordshire 18th century

 

£590

US$732