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  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tassie, James, born 1735 - died 1799 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    sulphur; paper

  • Credit Line:

    V&A Wedgwood Collection. Presented by Art Fund with major support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, private donations and a public appeal

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

One of 67 cameos in a wooden tray. From a collection of casts from gems by James Tassie, in late 18th century England.

Place of Origin

England (made)


late 18th century (made)


Tassie, James, born 1735 - died 1799 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

sulphur; paper


Height: 23 mm, Width: 26 mm, Depth: 10 mm

Descriptive line

Oval cameo, three animal heads, a horse, a boar and an ibex, red sulphur mounted with gilt-edged paper


V&A Wedgwood Collection


Wedgwood Collection

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