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Plaque

Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)
    Soho Manufactory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel and jasper

  • Museum number:

    1089-1868

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cut steel, mounted with a jasper plaque, showing Libra, a sign of the Zodiac.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)
Soho Manufactory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Steel and jasper

Dimensions

Height: 6 cm, Width: 6 cm, Height: 0.7 cm

Object history note

Cut steel, mounted with a jasper plaque, by Wedgwood, showing Libra, a sign of the Zodiac. The setting perhaps executed in Matthew Boulton's Soho Manufactory, Birmingham.

Descriptive line

Jasper plaque by Wedgwood, showing Libra, a sign of the Zodiac, setting perhaps executed in Matthew Boulton's Soho Manufactory, Birmingham, England, ca. 1775.

Subjects depicted

Scales; Zodiac symbols; Libra

Categories

Jewellery; Myths & Legends

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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