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Name: Paul Comolera
Gender: Male
Relationship: Maker
Nationality: French
Date of birth: 1818
Place of birth: Europe: Western Europe: France: Paris
Date of death: 1897
Place of death: unknown or unrecorded
Cause of death: unknown or unrecorded
Brief biography: French sculptor (1818-1897) famed for his animal sculptures. He worked for the Minton Factory, Stoke-on-Trent from 1873 to 1876 and modelled a series of large-scale animals and birds.
Further information: Paul Comolera was born in Paris and trained with the sculptor Francois Rude in the early 1840s. He became one of the foremost French animal sculptors of his generation and exhibited regularly in Paris at the Salon. He travelled to England in the la... more

Name: Minton
Gender: N/A
Relationship: Maker
Nationality: unknown or unrecorded
Date of birth: unknown or unrecorded
Place of birth: unknown or unrecorded
Date of death: unknown or unrecorded
Place of death: unknown or unrecorded
Cause of death: unknown or unrecorded
Brief biography: Ceramics manufacturing company, founded in 1793
Further information: Mintons Ltd, was a major ceramics manufacturing company, originated with Thomas Minton (1765-1836) the founder of "Thomas Minton and Sons", who established his pottery factory in Stoke-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, England, in 1793, producing earthenwar... more