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Medallion

Medallion

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (Stoke-on-Trent) (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Blue jasper ware with white relief decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4949-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 13, shelf 8

Physical description

Medallion of blue jasper ware, in gilt metal frame, with white cameo figure of Venus standing with a dolphin at her side. Of pointed oval form. Below the figure is a shell.

Place of Origin

Etruria (Stoke-on-Trent) (made)

Date

late 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Blue jasper ware with white relief decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'WEDGWOOD'
Impressed

'G'
Impressed

Dimensions

Length: 5.7 cm, Width: 2.9 cm

Descriptive line

Medallion, blue jasper ware with white relief decoration, in glit metal frame, made at Josiah Wedgwood and Sons, Etruria, Staffordshire, late 18th century

Materials

Jasper ware

Techniques

Relief

Subjects depicted

Dolphins

Categories

Ceramics; Jasperware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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