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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:

    4951-1901

  • 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 Poseidon and Athena disputing about the name of Athens. The deities stand facing one another with a tree between them, behind Poseidon is a dolphin, and at the feet of Athena is a serpent.

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: 3.8 cm

Descriptive line

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

Materials

Stoneware; Gilt metal

Techniques

Relief

Subjects depicted

Deities; Dolphin; Serpent; Cameo

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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