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Plaque - Spring

Spring

  • Object:

    Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Blue jasper-dip and a white relief in a gilt metal frame

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:1283-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Oval plaque, in a gilt metal frame, of blue jasper-dip and a white relief of Cupid with a bird and nest, symbolising Spring. He faces right and he holds a bird in his left hand and the nest in his right.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

ca. 1780-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Blue jasper-dip and a white relief in a gilt metal frame

Marks and inscriptions

'WEDGWOOD'
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 5.9 cm approx., Width: 4.4 cm approx.

Descriptive line

Oval plaque, in a gilt metal frame, of blue jasper-dip and a white relief of Cupid with a bird and nest, Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd., Etruria, ca. 1780-1800.

Materials

Jasper ware; Gilt metal

Techniques

Jasper-dip; Relief

Subjects depicted

Cupid; Bird; Nest; Spring

Categories

Ceramics; Jasperware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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