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Medallion

Medallion

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1768-1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black basaltes ware in a gilt metal frame with an intaglio half-figure

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    5150-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Medallion of Wedgwood's black basaltes ware in a gilt metal frame with an intaglio half-figure of Paris, facing left.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

ca. 1768-1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Black basaltes ware in a gilt metal frame with an intaglio half-figure

Marks and inscriptions

'Wedgwood & Bentley 93'
Impressed

Dimensions

Length: 1.6 cm, Width: 1.3 cm

Object history note

Copied from a cameo by Johann Lorenz Natter (1705-1763).

Descriptive line

Medallion of Wedgwood's black basaltes ware in a gilt metal frame with an intaglio half-figure of Paris, Josiah Wedgwood and Sons, Etruria, ca. 1768-1780.

Materials

Black basalt; Gilt metal

Techniques

Intaglio

Subjects depicted

Figure; Man

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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