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Plaque

Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (Stoke-on-Trent) (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    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:

    4940-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Plaque of sage-green and dark brown jasper dip ware, in gilt metal frame, with a classical sacrificial group in white cameo relief. Eight-sided. Seven figures in classical costume with altars, pedestals, a vase and a tree, on a green ground, surrounded by a border of floral ornament edged with dark brown.

Place of Origin

Etruria (Stoke-on-Trent) (made)

Date

late 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Jasper dip ware with relief decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'WEDGWOOD'
Impressed

'H'
Impressed

Dimensions

Length: 6 cm, Width: 2.5 cm

Descriptive line

Plaque, sage-green and dark brown jasper dip ware with white relief decoration, in gilt metal frame, made at Josiah Wedgwood and Sons, Etruria, Staffordshire, late 18th century

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Relief; Jasper dip

Subjects depicted

Trees; Pedestals; Vases; Altars; Figures; Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Jasperware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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