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Chess figure: White Queen

English
about 1780 (?)
Made at Wedgwood Manufactory (Staffordshire, England), Modeled by John Flaxman (English, 1755–1826)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

10.48 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1982.120

Medium or Technique

Creamware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Lead-glazed earthenware (creamware). Molded standing figure wearing crown and long headress behind, head turned right, holds orb and cross in right hand. Mounted on circular base, ornamented on top and sides with impressed bands of palmettes, beading and brown-filled leaves in “Henri II” style.

Markings

WEDGWOOD impressed.

Credit Line

Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson