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Portrait Medallion of Antinous (110-12-130 AD): C.106-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Portrait Medallion of Antinous (110-12-130 AD)

Maker(s)

Factory: Wedgwood & Bentley

Entities

Categories

Description

Jasper, pale bluish-grey with white relief. Oval with head of Antinous in profile to right. One circular hole cut into the reverse.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

L.C.G. Clarke Bequest, 1960

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.5 cm
Width: 4.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1960) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

18th Century, Late
George III
Circa 1775 CE - 1780 CE

School or Style

Neoclassical

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Relief

Materials used in production

blue and white Jasper ware

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ANTINOUS
  • Location: On the back
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Wedgwood/& Bentley
  • Location: On the back
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Factory mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.106-1961
Primary reference Number: 11439
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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