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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.1175
People
Wedgwood, British (founded 1759 )
Title
Two Nymphs and Cupid with a Mask with Zodiac Border
Other Titles
Former Title: Two Nymphs and Cupid with a Mask
Former Title: Cupid with a Mask
Classification
Medals and Medallions
Work Type
medallion
Date
c. 1790
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, Etruria
Culture
British
Physical Descriptions
Medium
White jasper body with lavender glaze on front surmounted by border of blue glaze; figures in white relief
Technique
Jasperware
Dimensions
6 cm diam. x 0.3 cm depth (2 3/8 x 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • manufacturer's mark: verso, impressed: WEDGWOOD / H
Provenance
Anthony Bower, Liverpool, England. [Frederick Rathbone, London], sold; to Grenville Lindall Winthrop, New York, NY, July 25, 1913 (as "Cupid with a Mask"), 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
1943.1175
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. 22, p. 17

Gisela Zick, "Sèvres und Wedgwood: Künstlerischer Austausch Zwischen Frankreich und England im Späten 18. Jahrhundert", Keramos (April 1990), no. 128, pp. 11-34, p. 23, repr. fig. 14

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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