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MEDIUM Tinted Stoneware
  • Place Manufactured: Etruria, Staffordshire, England
  • DATES ca. 1787
    DIMENSIONS 5 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. (14.6 x 17.1 cm)
    MARKINGS "WEDGWOOD" impressed twice very faintly on back.
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    ACCESSION NUMBER 64.82.109
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Emily Winthrop Miles
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Plaque, lateral oval, unframed, blue and cane (or discolored white) jasperware: of "the Dipping of Achilles", depicting a woman (Thetis) in ancient Grecian dress, kneeling on left knee, holding an infant (Achilles) over a fluted font, enclosed by an inner self wreath-frame of leaves and buds. Figures and wreath in molded and applied separate off-white clay elements CONDITION - Good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
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