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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.1169
People
Wedgwood, British (founded 1759 )
After Valerio Belli (Valerio Vicentino), Italian (Vicenza 1468 - 1546)
Modelled by Henry Webber, British (London, England 1754 - 1826 London, England)
Title
Sacrifice to Hymen
Other Titles
Former Title: Sacrifice to Peace
Classification
Medals and Medallions
Work Type
medallion
Date
after 1782
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, Etruria
Culture
British
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Jasperware and silver
Technique
Jasperware
Dimensions
5.9 cm diam. x 0.3 cm depth (2 5/16 x 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • manufacturer's mark: verso, impressed: WEDGWOOD / [triangle formed of three dots]
  • inscription: verso, black ink, handwritten: 12837
  • inscription: verso of frame, incised: 1101000 [% or 0/0?] 11
Provenance
Anthony Bower, Liverpool, England. [Frederick Rathbone, London], sold; to Grenville Lindall Winthrop, New York, NY, July 25, 1913 (as "Sacrifice to Peace"), bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.1169
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Old Wedgwood from the Bequest of Grenville Lindall Winthrop, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1944), no. 19

Carol Macht, Classical Wedgwood Designs, M. Barrows and Co. (New York, NY, 1957), p. 114

Exhibition History

Old Wedgwood from the Bequest of Grenville Lindall Winthrop, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 06/04/1944 - 09/03/1944

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