Plaque

ca. 1780-1800 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

White Jasper ware medallion with a Lilac dip. Applied white relief decoration depicts a winged Cupid and a swan embracing atop a cloud. The front rim of the medallion is bevelled and polished.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
White Jasper ware with lilac dip and white applied bas-relief
Brief Description
Medallion of white Jasper ware with lilac dip and applied white bas-relief decoration, Wedgwood Factory, Staffordshire, ca. 1780-1800.
Physical Description
White Jasper ware medallion with a Lilac dip. Applied white relief decoration depicts a winged Cupid and a swan embracing atop a cloud. The front rim of the medallion is bevelled and polished.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 6.66cm
Style
Object history
Bought, along with other Wedgwood pieces, from the executors of the late B.L. Vulliamy.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
1424-1855

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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