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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:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Jasperware with applied reliefs

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Arthur Myers Smith

  • Museum number:

    C.214-1916

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 13, shelf 8

Physical description

Jasperware portrait medallion of Charles Warren Hastings

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Jasperware with applied reliefs

Marks and inscriptions

'Wedgwood'
impressed

'Warren Hastings'
incised

Dimensions

Length: 13.3 cm Conversion from imperial, Diameter: 10.2 cm Conversion from imperial

Descriptive line

Jasperware portrait medallion of Charles Warren Hastings, modelled by John Flaxman, made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, 19th century

Labels and date

Portrait medallion depicting Warren Hastings, Govenor-General of India (1732-1818)
Modelled by John Flaxman, made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, about 1787, this example 19th century
Marks: 'Wedgwood', impressed, 'Warren Hastings', incised
Jasperware with applied reliefs

C214-1916 Given by Arthur Myers Smith [23/05/2008]

Production Note

First produced in ca. 1787: this example made in the 19th century.

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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