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Medallion: C.109-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Wedgwood, Josiah

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Description

Jasper, white with dark blue wash on both sides, and white relief. Oval with lapidary polished outer edge which slopes outwards towards the back surface. On the left a woman stands playing a lyre which stands on a pedestal in front of which is an oval medallion with a man's head in profile to right. On the right a winged boy leans on a trumpet as if mourning.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

L.C.G. Clarke Bequest, 1960

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.1 cm
Width: 6.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1960) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

18th Century, Late
George III
Production date: circa AD 1790

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.109-1961
Primary reference Number: 11443
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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