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Plaque for a Box: C.119-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Plaque for a Box

Maker(s)

Factory: Wedgwood

Entities

Categories

Description

Jasper, white with black and green wash on the front, and white reliefs. Rectangular with cut corners and lapidary polished edges. A group of Cupids playing musical instruments and making a bow. Toothed border in white on a green band.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

L.C.G. Clarke Bequest, 1960

Measurements and weight

Length: 3.9 cm
Width: 1.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1785 - 1800

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
  • Text: 330
  • Location: On the back
  • Method of creation: In pencil
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.119-1961
Primary reference Number: 11468
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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