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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery

Brooch

ca. 1780-1790 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Brooch, cut steel frame, set with a blue jasper plaque with white reliefs, showing Hercules and the Arcadian stag, from a model probably supplied by John Flaxman, junior. The plaque made in the factory of Josiah Wedgwood (1730-95).


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Steel, cut, and set with jasper ware
Brief Description
Brooch, cut steel frame, set with a jasper plaque, showing Hercules and the Arcadian stag (from a model probably by John Flaxman, junior), made in England, about 1780-90
Physical Description
Brooch, cut steel frame, set with a blue jasper plaque with white reliefs, showing Hercules and the Arcadian stag, from a model probably supplied by John Flaxman, junior. The plaque made in the factory of Josiah Wedgwood (1730-95).
Dimensions
  • Height: 1.7cm
  • Width: 2.6cm
  • Depth: 1cm
Credit line
Pfungst Reavil Bequest
Object history
Plaque, by Wedgwood, showing Hercules and the Arcadian stag, from a model probably supplied by John Flaxman, junior.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
M.6-1969

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record createdJuly 28, 2005
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