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Portrait medallion - Honorea Sneyd Edgworth
  • Honorea Sneyd Edgworth
    Flaxman, John, born 1755 - died 1826
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Honorea Sneyd Edgworth

  • Object:

    Portrait medallion

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    1780 (commissioned)
    1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Flaxman, John, born 1755 - died 1826 (designer)
    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Jasperware

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by J. A. Tulk

  • Museum number:

    C.116-1956

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 24, shelf 2

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

1780 (commissioned)
1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Flaxman, John, born 1755 - died 1826 (designer)
Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Jasperware

Marks and inscriptions

'Ground & head / 2 of last 1559 / 1 of ---- 3614 / Black wash'

'Wedgwood'

Descriptive line

Jasperware portrait medallion of Honorea Sneyd Edgworth, attrib. to John Flaxman, made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, 1780

Labels and date

Portrait medallion depicting Honorea Sneyd Edgworth, second wife of Wedgwood's friend Richard Lovell Edgworth (d.1780)
Attributed to John Flaxman, made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, 1780
Marks: 'Ground & head / 2 of last 1559 / 1 of ---- 3614 / Black wash' and 'Wedgwood'
Jasperware

C116-1956 J. A. Tulk Beuqest

The medallion was a trial piece inscribed with details of the composition [23/05/2008]

Production Note

The medal was a trial piece. Commissioned and made in 1780.

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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