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Plaque: MAR.C.26-1912

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Object information

Maker(s)

Wedgwood (Factory)

Description

Jasper, white with black wash and white reliefs and pale olive-green edge. Rectangular with cut corners. Probably Aurora driving the chariot of the Dawn drawn by two horses through clouds, with a putto behind and a putto holding a torch in front. Rectangular border with toothed inner edge.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 6.4 cm
Width: 2.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1785 - 1800

Note

Josiah Wedgwood I or Wedgwood & Byerley

Plaque for a box

School or Style

Neoclassical

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Reliefs

Materials used in production

Jasper ware

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WEDGWOOD/3
  • Location: On back
  • Method of creation: Impressed in small capitals
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: HKK
  • Location: On the back
  • Method of creation: Stencilled or printed
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: 32

  • Text: in pencil
  • Location: On the back
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.26-1912
Primary reference Number: 11414
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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