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Clasp

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780-1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel and jasper

  • Museum number:

    1088-1868

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 14, shelf B, box 11

Physical description

Clasp of cut steel with a jasper ware plaque (green jasper dip and white reliefs) depicting Psyche. The plaque made in the Factory of Josiah Wedgwood (1730-95), the setting possilby by Matthew Boulton (1728-1809).

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1780-1790 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Steel and jasper

Dimensions

Height: 7.3 cm, Width: 5.7 cm, Height: 0.8 cm

Descriptive line

Clasp of cut steel with a green jasper ware plaque depicting Psyche, made in England, about 1780-1790

Materials

Steel; Jasper ware

Subjects depicted

Greek Goddesses

Categories

Jewellery; Myths & Legends; Metalwork; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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