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Plaque

Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775-1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wedgwood and Bentley (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Jasperware and wood, with white relief decoration, moulded and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:1250-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 12, shelf 8

Physical description

Plaque of blue jasperware with white relief decoration of Jupiter. Oval in shape with the full-length standing figure facing right and holding a thunderbolt in his right hand and a long staff in his left. Moulded and beaded gilt wood frame.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1775-1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Wedgwood and Bentley (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Jasperware and wood, with white relief decoration, moulded and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'WEDGWOOD & BENTLEY'
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 18.4 cm approx., Width: 13 cm approx.

Descriptive line

Oval plaque of blue jasperware with white relief decoration of Jupiter, Wedgwood and Bentley, England, ca. 1775-1780.

Materials

Jasper ware; Wood

Techniques

Moulded; Gilded; Relief

Subjects depicted

Thunderbolt; Staff-weapons

Categories

Ceramics; Jasperware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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