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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Flaxman, John, born 1755 - died 1826 (designer)
    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Jasperware with applied relief decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.802&A-1935

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Vase and cover of jasperware with applied relief decoration. Blue jasper dip with applied medallions in chocolate-coloured jasper of cupids representing the Four Seasons.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

ca. 1870 (made)

Artist/maker

Flaxman, John, born 1755 - died 1826 (designer)
Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Jasperware with applied relief decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'WEDGWOOD' and a group of four dots
Impressed

'1110'
Incised

Dimensions

Height: 26.9 cm

Object history note

The vase is number 1110 in Wedgwood's 1878 'Catalogue of Ornamental Shapes'.

Descriptive line

Jasperware vase and stopper with medallions of the Four Seasons, after designs by John Flaxman, made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd., Etruria, ca. 1870.

Labels and date

Vase and stopper with medallions depicting the Four Seasons
after designs by John Flaxman, made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, about 1870
Marks: 'WEDGWOOD' and a group of four dots, impressed, and '1110' incised
Jasperware with applied relief decoration

C802&A-1935 Herbert Allen Collection

The vase is number 1110 in Wedgwood's 1878 'Catalogue of Ornamental Shapes'. [23/05/2008]

Materials

Jasper ware

Subjects depicted

Wreath; Bird; Flowers; Cupids; Nest; Four seasons; Brazier; Festoons; Vine; Satyr; Sickle; Medallions

Categories

Ceramics; Jasperware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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