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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

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Arthur Myers Smith

  • Museum number:

    C.17-1916

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Jasperware portrait medallion of William Pitt

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

Marks and inscriptions

'Wedgwood'
impressed

'Earl Chatham''
incised

Dimensions

Length: 10.8 cm Conversion from imperial, Diameter: 7.6 cm Conversion from imperial

Descriptive line

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

Labels and date

Portrait medallion depicting William Pitt, first Earl of Chatham, English statesman (1708-1778)
Modelled by John Flaxman, made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, 1778, this example 19th century
Marks: 'Wedgwood', impressed, 'Earl Chatham', incised
Jasperware

C17-1916 Given by Mr Arthur Myers Smith [23/05/2008]

Production Note

First produced in 1778, this example made in 19th century.

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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