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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1785 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Jasperware

  • Museum number:

    1421-1855

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case K, shelf 4

Physical description

Jasperware vase with reliefs of the muses. Oviform with a light olive-green ground with the white classical figures and ornaments in relief. Two mask handles. On a square plinth.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

ca. 1785 (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Jasperware

Marks and inscriptions

'WEDGWOOD'
impressed

Dimensions

Height: 27.3 cm, Diameter: 12.7 cm

Object history note

Formerly in the collection of the clockmaker Benjamin Lewis Vulliamy.

Descriptive line

Jasperware vase with reliefs of the muses, made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, ca. 1785.

Labels and date

Vase with reliefs depicting the Muses
made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, about 1785
Mark: 'WEDGWOOD' impressed
Jasperware

1421-1855

Formerly in the collection of the clockmaker Benjamin Lewis Vulliamy [23/05/2008]

Materials

Jasper ware

Subjects depicted

Figures; Mask

Categories

Ceramics; Jasperware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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