Public Monuments and Sculpture in Stoke-on-Trent & Newcastle-under-Lyme
Public Monuments and Sculpture in Stoke-on-Trent & Newcastle-under-Lyme
 

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Lions, Green Man and Putti 
at Church Street, Stoke
 

Location: Sculpture and panels on the fašade of Lion's furnishing shop, Church Street, Stoke
Date of installation
: c.1890-1910
Architect: unknown
 

 

 


This three storey building has several decorative panels
Above the shop frontage are four large ornamental upright seated lions.
The two central lions face out from the building, the lions on the corners look away from the building.


 

 

Description:

This three storey building has several decorative panels including two panels with the heads of a pair of putti, and a central panel depicting a Green Man face surrounding by foliate decoration.

Above the shop frontage are four large ornamental upright seated lions. Of ceramic appearance, the two central lions face out from the building, the lions on the corners look away from the building.
 



Of ceramic appearance, there are four large ornamental upright seated lions.

 

 


 

 


central panel depicting a Green Man face surrounding by foliate decoration

 


detail at top of building

 


 


panels with the heads of a pair of putti


panels with the heads of a pair of putti appears above the left and right hand windows
 


Photos: Feb 2006

 

   

Materials:

Part of work

Material

Dimensions

Putti x 2

Plaster?, painted white 30cm high x 30cm wide x 15cm deep approx

Lions

Plaster/ ceramic?, coloured green and gold, gloss finish 180cm high x 60cm wide x 707cm deep approx

Green man panel

Plaster?, painted white 60cm high x 250cm wide x 15cm deep approx

 

 

 

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22 February 2006