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Plaque: C.122A & B-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Wedgwood (Factory)

Description

Jasper, white with blue wash on the upper surface, and white reliefs. Diamond shaped with lapidary polished edges. A is decorated with a Nereid riding on a sea horse with a nude sea god holding a two-pronged fork behind her and another blowing a horn in front. B is decorated with on the left a putto holding a banner standing beside a covered vase beside which is a fluted column with a ball on top, and on the right, a dog and a putto holding a censer ?.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

L.C.G. Clarke Bequest, 1960

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 CE - 1800 CE

Note

Josiah Wedgwood I or Wedgwood & Byerley

School or Style

Neoclassical

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Whole (A&B) Length 2.5 cm Width 1.6 cm
Edge Reliefs

Materials used in production

Jasper ware

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: `WEDGWOOD' over `H'

  • Text: WEDGWOOD/H
  • Location: On the back
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.122A & B-1961
Primary reference Number: 11472
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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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