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Minerva

English
about 1790
Made by Wedgwood Manufactory (Staffordshire, England, active 1759–present)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Height x width: 48.3 cm (19 in.)

Accession Number

53.116

Medium or Technique

Stoneware (basaltware)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Stoneware

Black basalt bust of Athena with scale and rope-tied dress, drapery on left shoulder; helmet with rams’ heads; looking slightly down. Screwed to circular plinth. Names incised on back.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection