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86/1665 Medallion, trial piece, jasper, made by Wedgwood, England, c. 1790. Click to enlarge.

Medallion by Wedgwood

Designed
Medallion, trial piece, jasper, Wedgwood, England, c. 1790. Oval shape, in green jasper dip, with five applied grounds in different colours with moulded decoration in white relief. The central diamond shaped ground in yellow with a floral motif is flanked by leaf shaped grounds. The one to the right is in lilac with a classical female figure. The one to the left is in pale blue and decorated with the image of Hygeia. Above and below are two circular grounds bordered by white flowers, the upper …

Summary

Object No.

86/1665

Object Statement

Medallion, trial piece, jasper, made by Wedgwood, England, c. 1790

Physical Description

Medallion, trial piece, jasper, Wedgwood, England, c. 1790. Oval shape, in green jasper dip, with five applied grounds in different colours with moulded decoration in white relief. The central diamond shaped ground in yellow with a floral motif is flanked by leaf shaped grounds. The one to the right is in lilac with a classical female figure. The one to the left is in pale blue and decorated with the image of Hygeia. Above and below are two circular grounds bordered by white flowers, the upper in deep blue with Selene in her chariot, the lower in black with a sacrifice.

Marks

Verso, impressed, "WEDGWOOD"

Dimensions

Height

870 mm

Width

61 mm

Depth

5 mm

Source

Credit Line

Purchased with funds donated by Josiah Wedgwood & Sons (Australia) Pty Ltd, 1986

Acquisition Date

25 November 1986

Cite this Object

Harvard

Medallion by Wedgwood 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 3 December 2021, <https://ma.as/59022>

Wikipedia

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