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Medallion of a Sacrifice: C.110-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Medallion of a Sacrifice

Maker(s)

Factory: Wedgwood

Entities

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Description

Jasper, solid pale blue, with white relief. Oval with lapidary polished edge, sloping outwards towards the back. A woman holding a short twig stands on the left. A woman kneeling on the right in profile to left is sacrificing over an altar.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Louis Colville Gray Clarke

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.5 cm
Width: 5.1 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
Circa 1780 CE - 1800 CE

Note

Josiah Wedgwood I or Wedgwood & Byerley

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: Factory mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.110-1961
Primary reference Number: 11444
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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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