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Medallion

Medallion

  • Place of origin:

    Hanley (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770-1778 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Palmer, Humphrey (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black basaltes ware with an intaglio bust

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4953K-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Oval medallion of Palmer's black basaltes ware with an intaglio bust of Hercules, and to the left and wearing a lion's skin as hood.

Place of Origin

Hanley (made)

Date

ca. 1770-1778 (made)

Artist/maker

Palmer, Humphrey (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Black basaltes ware with an intaglio bust

Marks and inscriptions

'H.P.21'
Impressed

Dimensions

Length: 1.7 cm, Width: 1.4 cm

Object history note

Given by T. B. Illidge, Esq. Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.

Descriptive line

Oval medallion of Palmer's black basaltes ware with an intaglio bust of Hercules, Humphrey Palmer factory, Hanley, ca. 1770-1778.

Materials

Black basalt

Techniques

Intaglio

Subjects depicted

Skin; Bust

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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