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Portrait medallion
  • Portrait medallion
    Flaxman, John, born 1755 - died 1826
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Portrait medallion

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    1784 (modelled)
    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Jasperware, wood

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs A. B. Woodcroft

  • Museum number:

    466-1903

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 12, shelf 8

Physical description

Jasperware portrait medallion in wooden frame.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

1784 (modelled)
19th century (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Jasperware, wood

Dimensions

Length: 16.2 cm Frame (Conversion from imperial), Width: 13.3 cm Frame (Conversion from imperial)

Descriptive line

Portrait medallion of Captain James Cook (1728-1779), jasperware in wooden frame, modelled by John Flaxman in 1784 and made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, probably 19th century

Labels and date

Portrait medallion depicting Captain James Cook (1728-1779)
Modelled by John Flaxman, made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, 1784, this example probably 19th century
Jasperware in wooden frame

466-1903 Bequeathed by Mrs A. B. Woodcroft [23/05/2008]

Production Note

Modelled 1784, this example probably made in 19th century.

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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