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Portrait of Josiah Wedgwood

Medallion

English
1783
Made at Wedgwood Manufactory (Staffordshire, England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

8 x 10.5 cm (3 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.273

Medium or Technique

Jasperware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Stoneware

Portrait of Josiah Wedgwood, white biscuit, framed in gilt. No mark.

Inscription

Extended description quoting Llewllynn Jewitt's "The Wedgwoods: Being a Life of Josiah Wedgwood" (London, 1865), pp. 321 and 364 is inscribed in ink on paper attached to the back of the frame.
Added to it is a note initialed by the donor ("GWW"): "This one is not jasper but of biscuit"

Markings

No mark.

Credit Line

Bequest of George Washington Wales