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Portrait medallion - Voltaire

Voltaire

  • Object:

    Portrait medallion

  • Place of origin:

    Hanley (made)

  • Date:

    about 1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hackwood, William (modeller)
    Neale & Co. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black Basalt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by J. A. Tulk

  • Museum number:

    C.109-1956

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 11, shelf 8

Physical description

Portrait medallion of Voltaire, black basalt.

Place of Origin

Hanley (made)

Date

about 1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Hackwood, William (modeller)
Neale & Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Black Basalt

Marks and inscriptions

'Neale & Co.'
impressed

Dimensions

Height: 31.1 cm Conversion from imperial

Descriptive line

Portrait medallion of Voltaire, black basalt, modelled by William Hackwood, made by Neale & Co., Hanley, about 1800

Labels and date

Portrait medallion depicting Voltaire (1694-1778)
Modelled by William Hackwood, made by Neale & Co., Hanley, Staffordshire, about 1773, this example 19th century
Mark: 'Neale & Co.', impressed
Black Basalt

C109-1956 J. A. Tulk Bequest [23/05/2008]

Materials

Stoneware

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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