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Wedgewood plaque with a sacrifice to Bacchus and an offering to Flora

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An image of Stoneware / Plaque. A Sacrifice. Wedgwood Factory, Staffordshire. Hackwood, William, modeller, modeller (c. 1757-1839). Pale blue jasper rectangular plaque with applied white reliefs, combining and adapting figures from Sacrifice to Bacchus and Offering to Flora. Height, whole, 25.5 cm, height, whole, 25 cm, length, whole, 66.5 cm, depth, whole, 5 cm, circa 1860-1900. This plaque was probably made in the late 19th century. The reliefs were first used on two jasper plaques made during the Wedgwood & Bentley period, about 1778. Neoclassical.

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Stoneware / Plaque. A Sacrifice. Wedgwood Factory, Staffordshire. Hackwood, William, modeller, modeller (c. 1757-1839). Pale blue jasper rectangular plaque with applied white reliefs, combining and adapting figures from Sacrifice to Bacchus and Offering to Flora. Height, whole, 25.5 cm, height, whole, 25 cm, length, whole, 66.5 cm, depth, whole, 5 cm, circa 1860-1900. This plaque was probably made in the late 19th century. The reliefs were first used on two jasper plaques made during the Wedgwood & Bentley period, about 1778. Neoclassical.

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  • Accession Number: C.112-2010
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 445 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 346.10kB

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18th Century 19th Century altar animals Bacchus blue and white British British School cornucopia cornucopiae Dionysos Dionysus English female Fitz_AA Flora goats jasper jasper ware jasperware Josiah Wedgwood male moulded mythological mythology neo-classical Neoclassical offering plaque profile relief sacrifice sacrificial stoneware Wedgwood Factory white William Hackwood wine women

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