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Medallion of Queen Elizabeth: C.8A-1975

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Medallion of Queen Elizabeth

Maker(s)

Factory: Wedgwood (Doubtful)

Entities

Categories

Description

Jasper, solid pale blue with white relief. Circular, the front with raised edge, the reverse with circular depression. Queen Elizabeth three-quarter to left. On the reverse, in the centre, impressed '23' surrounded by a slightly raised circle.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by B.E. Bonnet

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 4.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1975-03-20) by Bonnett, B. E.

Dating

After 1780 CE - Before 1880 CE

Note

Probably not Josiah Wedgwood & Sons

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Relief

Materials used in production

Jasper ware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Jasper, solid pale blue with white relief

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: catalogue no. '23' impressed into centre of reverse

  • Text: 23
  • Location: Centre of reverse
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: ELIZ I
  • Location: On reverse
  • Method of creation: In pencil
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.8A-1975
Primary reference Number: 11621
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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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