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Papal Medallion: C.6-1975

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Papal Medallion


Factory: Wedgwood & Bentley




Black basalt. Circular with relief of the Papal tiara and crossed keys and the legend 'ET SVMMA POTESTAS HIC CLAVES REGNI COELORVM.' (And the Supreme Power here the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven).


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Given by B.E. Bonnet

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 3.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1975-03-20) by Bonnett, B. E.


Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1769 - 1780

Components of the work


Materials used in production

Black basalt

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Wedgwood/& Bentley
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: 2
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Location: Round edge of medallion
  • Type: Legend

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.6-1975
Primary reference Number: 11192
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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