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Brooch: C.26-1915

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Current Location: In storage


Wedgwood (Factory)


Jasper, white with blue wash on the front, and white reliefs. Circular with reliefs of Neptune holding a trident, another man, and a woman sacrificing on a square altar. Copper mount with on the back, a hinged pin and a C-scroll to secure pin on the other side.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Laurence Humphrey

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1915-11-05) by Humphrey, Laurence, Mrs


Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1790 - 1800

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Components of the work

Mount composed of copper Whole Without Pin Diameter 2.4 cm
Whole Incl. Pin Width 3.3 cm

Materials used in production

Jasper ware

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.26-1915
Primary reference Number: 11429
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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