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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 and embossed figures

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4953L-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Medallion of Palmer's black basaltes ware with an intaglio bust of Carthaginian general Hannibal with a figure of Venus Anadyomene behind. Oval with the bust to the left and he wears a helmet embossed with a two-horse chariot.

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 and embossed figures

Marks and inscriptions

'H.P.15'
Impressed

Dimensions

Length: 2.2 cm, Width: 1.7 cm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Oval medallion of black basaltes ware with an intaglio bust of Hannibal with a figure of Venus Anadyomene behind, Humphrey Palmer factory, Hanley, ca. 1770-1778.

Materials

Black basalt

Techniques

Intaglio; Embossed

Subjects depicted

Chariot; Horses; Bust

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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