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Medallion of Henry VIII: C.8D-1975

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Medallion of Henry VIII


Factory: Wedgwood (Doubtful)




Jasper, solid pale blue with white relief. Circular, the front with raised edge, the reverse with circular depression. Henry VIII three-quarter to right. On the reverse, '20' impressed into centre.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by B.E. Bonnet

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 4.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


1780 CE - 1880 CE


Perhaps Josiah Wedgwood

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work


Materials used in production

Jasper ware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Jasper, solid pale blue with moulded and applied white relief

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: catalogue no. '20' impressed into centre of reverse

  • Text: 20
  • Location: Centre of reverse
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: HENRY VIII
  • Location: Reverse
  • Method of creation: In pencil
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.8D-1975
Primary reference Number: 11631
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Audit data

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

Associated departments & institutions

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

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