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Plaque

Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755-1780 (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:

    414:1249-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Oval plaque of blue jasperware with white relief decoration of a full-length figure of a naked man facing left and holding a seal to his lips with his right hand and a scroll in his left. A hound is at his feet. Moulded and beaded gilt wood frame.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1755-1780 (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: 21.6 cm approx., Width: 14.9 cm approx.

Descriptive line

Oval plaque of blue jasperware with white relief decoration of a full-length figure of a naked man facing left, Wedgwood and Bentley, England, ca. 1755-1780.

Materials

Jasper ware; Wood

Techniques

Moulded; Gilded; Relief

Subjects depicted

Scroll; Man; Hound

Categories

Ceramics; Jasperware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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