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Chatelaine

Chatelaine

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Blue jasperware, silver, cut-steel beads and glass, and white relief decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:1296-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Chatelaine of blue jasperware and cut-steel beads with a plaque and pendants. The jasper beads have white relief foliations. The pendants, which comprise of a small breloque in the form of an onyx cup, and another in the form of a stylised female head in silver, and the letter G in silver on foil covered with a heart-shaped amethyst glass crowned and set in cut-steel, hang from an octagonal blue jasper plaque with a relief in white cameo of a seated woman mourning beside a torso and helm.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

ca. 1780-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Blue jasperware, silver, cut-steel beads and glass, and white relief decoration

Dimensions

Length: 35 cm approx.

Descriptive line

Chatelaine of blue jasperware and cut-steel beads with a plaque and pendants, Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd., Etruria, ca. 1780-1800.

Materials

Jasper ware; Silver; Steel; Glass

Techniques

Relief; Cut steel

Subjects depicted

Heart; Female

Categories

Ceramics; Jasperware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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