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Plaque

Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    1790-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Flaxman, John, born 1755 - died 1826 (modeller)
    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Jasper dip ware with relief decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4942-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case K, shelf 5

Physical description

Plaque of blue and lilac jasper dip ware, in gilt metal frame, with white cameo relief of Aurora in her chariot attended by two cupids. Eight-sided. The subject is on a lilac ground surrounded by a border of white flowers and foliage edged with blue.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

1790-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Flaxman, John, born 1755 - died 1826 (modeller)
Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Jasper dip ware with relief decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'WEDGWOOD'
Impressed

Dimensions

Length: 7.3 cm, Width: 2.9 cm

Descriptive line

Plaque, blue and lilac jasper dip ware with white relief decoration, in gilt metal frame, from a model by John Flaxman, made at Josiah Wedgwood and Sons, Etruria, 1790-1800.

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Relief; Jasper dip

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Chariots

Categories

Ceramics; Jasperware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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