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Plaque

Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware and painted

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:1310-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Plaque of cream coloured earthenware, oval in shape, painted brown, with a cream-coloured cameo bust in profile to the right of poet John Milton in his old age.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

ca. 1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware and painted

Dimensions

Height: 10.2 cm, Width: 7.9 cm

Object history note

The plaque was perhaps modelled after a relief in a series in glass-paste by Tassie.

Descriptive line

Plaque of earthenware, oval in shape, with a bust in profile to the right of poet John Milton, probably made by Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd., Etruria, ca. 1780.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Bust

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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