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Medallion of James II: C.8C-1975

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Object information

Titles

Medallion of James II

Maker(s)

Doubtful Wedgwood (Factory)

Description

Jasper, solid pale blue with white relief. Circular, the front with raised edge, the reverse with circular depression. James II in profile to right. On the reverse, in the centre, impressed '28' surrounded by a slightly raised circle.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by B.E. Bonnet

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 4.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1975-03-20) by Bonnett, B. E.

Dating

1780 CE - 1880 1880 CE

Note

Perhaps Josiah Wedgwood

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Relief:

Materials used in production

Jasper ware

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: catalogue number. '28' impressed into centre of reverse

  • Text: 28
  • Location: Centre of reverse
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Mark
  • Text: JAMES II
  • Location: Reverse
  • Method of creation: In pencil

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.8C-1975
Primary reference Number: 11628
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Portrait medallion" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/11628 Accessed: 2021-12-04 15:01:32

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