Medallion of Gerard van Sweiten

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


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

5.1 x 6.3 cm (2 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

91.13

Medium or Technique

Black stoneware (basalt ware)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Stoneware

Oval medallion of man in profile, inscribed below “V. SWEL [or I] TEN”. The Dutch physician Gerard van Sweiten was the personal physician to Empress Maria Theresa of Austria.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John P. Townsend