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Plaque

Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    first half of 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Blue jasper with reliefs in white

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:1303/16-1885

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Octagonal plaque of blue jasper with reliefs in white, and with a border of white on black. On the obverse is a relief of an equestrian figure of Marcus Aurelius, and on the reverse is Cupid subduing a centaur.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

first half of 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Blue jasper with reliefs in white

Dimensions

Height: 1.9 cm, Width: 1.9 cm

Object history note

Part of a collection of 23 small plaques 414:1301 /1 to 23-1885 [Sch. II 545 (1 to 23)].

Descriptive line

Octagonal plaque of blue jasper with reliefs in white on both sides, and with a border of white on black, Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd., Etruria, first half of 19th century.

Materials

Jasper ware

Techniques

Relief

Subjects depicted

Centaur; Equestrian

Categories

Ceramics; Jasperware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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