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Vase and cover

Vase and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    1770-1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Thrown and turned black basalt (unglazed stoneware) with applied figurative handles

  • Museum number:

    C.174:1, 2-2003

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case K, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Vase and cover of unglazed black basalt with applied figures.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

1770-1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Thrown and turned black basalt (unglazed stoneware) with applied figurative handles

Marks and inscriptions

'WEDGWOOD AND BENTLEY, ETRURIA' [in a circle]
Maker's identification; impressed

Dimensions

Height: 33.7 cm, Diameter: 20 cm, Width: 24.2 cm

Descriptive line

Vase and cover of unglazed black basalt, made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Staffordshire, ca. 1770-1780.

Production Note

At this period, the factory was known as Wedgwood and Bentley. Thomas Bentley was in partnership with Josiah Wedgwood until 1780

Materials

Black basalt

Techniques

Applied; Thrown

Subjects depicted

Figures; Masks

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware; Vases

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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