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Plaque

Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (Stoke-on-Trent) (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Green jasper ware with white relief decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4939-1901

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Plaque of sage-green jasper ware, in gilt metal frame, with white cameo relief of cupids at play. Eight-sided. Four cupids dancing, while one seated beside trees to the right plays a trumpet; to the left is a dog asleep.

Place of Origin

Etruria (Stoke-on-Trent) (made)

Date

late 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Green jasper ware with white relief decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'WEDGWOOD'
Impressed

Dimensions

Length: 9.2 cm, Width: 3.5 cm

Descriptive line

Plaque, green jasper ware with white relief decoration, in gilt metal frame, from a model by John Flaxman, made at Josiah Wedgwood and Sons, Etruria, Staffordshire, late 18th century

Materials

Jasper ware

Techniques

Relief

Subjects depicted

Dogs; Trees

Categories

Ceramics; Jasperware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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