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Medallion

Medallion

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Jasper dip ware in a gilt metal frame with a white cameo relief

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4952-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Medallion of Wedgwood's blue jasper dip ware in a gilt metal frame with a white cameo relief of a sacrifice. A woman in classical costume is leaning on a pillar with a crane at her feet before an altar, near which is a vase. On either side is a tree.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

late 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Jasper dip ware in a gilt metal frame with a white cameo relief

Dimensions

Diameter: 3.5 cm

Descriptive line

Medallion of blue jasper dip ware in a gilt metal frame with a white cameo relief of a sacrifice, Josiah Wedgwood and Sons, late 18th century, Etruria.

Materials

Stoneware; Gilt metal

Techniques

Relief

Subjects depicted

Woman; Altar; Trees; Vase; Crane

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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