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Portrait Medallion of Queen Marie-Antoinette (1755-93): MAR.C.21-1912

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Portrait Medallion of Queen Marie-Antoinette (1755-93)

Maker(s)

Factory: Wedgwood

Entities

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Description

Jasper, white with dark blue wash on both sides, and white relief. Oval, with bust or Queen Marie-Antoinette in profile to right. On the reverse, two small circular holes. The edge recedes towards the back surface.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.6 cm
Width: 5.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

18th Century, Late
Circa 1785 - 1800

Note

Josiah Wedgwood I or Wedgwood & Byerley

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Relief

Materials used in production

Jasper ware

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WEDGWOOD
  • Location: On the back
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.21-1912
Primary reference Number: 11405
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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