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Medallion: Lycurgus

English
about 1780
Made at Wedgwood Manufactory (Staffordshire, England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

9.5 x 12 cm (3 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

96.798

Medium or Technique

Stoneware (basaltware)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Stoneware

Black basalt ware; portrait of Lycurgus, the 9th-century founder of the Spartan constitution, in high relief.

Inscription

Impressed below portrait, "LYCURGUS"

Markings

Impressed mark: Wedgwood.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Richard Baker