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Plaque: C.120C-1961

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Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Factory: Wedgwood

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Description

Jasper, blue with white reliefs, and slate back. Diamond-shaped. Decorated with a zodiac emblem of twins for Gemini, encircled by a garland of husks with three acanthus leaves above and below.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

L.C.G. Clarke Bequest, 1960

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.7 cm
Width: 1.6 cm

Relative size of this object

1.6 cm2.7 cm What does this represent?

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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

School or Style

Neoclassical

Components of the work

Front composed of jasper ware ( blue and white)
Back composed of slate
Reliefs

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.120C-1961
Primary reference Number: 71560
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 19 September 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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