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Intaglio

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood's factory (manufactured)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Incised blue Jasper ware with black slip.

  • Museum number:

    3460-1855

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Hexagonal intaglio of blue Jasper ware, with black slip colouring the incised image depicting Hercules and the Erymanthean boar. The boar leans on bent fore-legs facing to the right and is straddled by a bearded naked Hercules, who also faces right and wields a club above his head about to strike. A young tree to the left of the scene curves inwards. The front of the hexagonal edges are bevelled.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1780-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood's factory (manufactured)

Materials and Techniques

Incised blue Jasper ware with black slip.

Dimensions

Width: 2.2 cm, Height: 1.9 cm

Descriptive line

Hexagonal intaglio of blue Jasper ware with black slip, Wedgwood Factory, Staffordshire, ca. 1780-1800.

Materials

Jasper ware; Stoneware

Subjects depicted

Wild boar; Club

Categories

Ceramics; Jasperware; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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