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Chess piece

Chess piece

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    1800-1899 (made)
    1783 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Flaxman, John, born 1755 - died 1826 (modelled)
    Josiah Wedgwood's factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Jasper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by J. A. Tulk

  • Museum number:

    C.124N-1956

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 13, shelf 7

Physical description

Pawn piece. Unglazed white stoneware. Made in Etruria, factory of Josiah Wedgwood after models by John Flaxman, 1790s. England, Staffordshire, probably early 19th century

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

1800-1899 (made)
1783 (designed)

Artist/maker

Flaxman, John, born 1755 - died 1826 (modelled)
Josiah Wedgwood's factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Jasper

Marks and inscriptions

'WEDGWOOD'
Factory mark impressed on base

'O'
Workman's mark impressed on base

'9'
impressed

Dimensions

Height: 7 cm

Descriptive line

Pawn piece. Unglazed white stoneware. Made in Etruria, factory of Josiah Wedgwood after models by John Flaxman, 1790s. England, Staffordshire, probably early 19th century

Labels and date

Chess piece
maker Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd., Etruria (Stoke-on-Trent), Staffordshire; 1800-1899
Marked 'WEDGWOOD', '9' and 'O', impressed
Jasperware

C.124N-1956 Bequeathed by J. A. Tulk

Now part of a group label []

Categories

Ceramics; Games

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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