Plaque

late 18th century (made)
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Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Jasper dip ware with relief decoration
Brief Description
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
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.
Dimensions
  • Length: 6cm
  • Width: 2.5cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'WEDGWOOD' (Impressed)
  • 'H' (Impressed)
Credit line
Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
4940-1901

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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