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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1769-1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood's factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, glazed and gilded, and with black basalt plinth

  • Museum number:

    1452-1853

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 12, shelf 6

Physical description

Ewer shaped vase with ovoid body with agate or marlbed glaze, and with band of laurel leaves, scalloped pouring lip and high loop handle with satyr's mask terminal all picked out in gold.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

ca. 1769-1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood's factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, glazed and gilded, and with black basalt plinth

Marks and inscriptions

WEDGWOOD & BENTLEY: ETRURIA' in a circle
impressed

Dimensions

Height: 22.2 cm, Diameter: 8.3 cm

Object history note

Formerly in the Bandinel Collection

Descriptive line

Vase, earthenware with agate glaze, gilt and black basalt plinth, made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, ca. 1769-1780

Labels and date

Vase
Made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, about 1769-80
Mark: 'WEDGWOOD & BENTLEY: ETRURIA' in a circle, impressed
Earthenware with agate glaze, gilt and a black basalt plinth

1452-1853 [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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