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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.1170
People
Manufactured by Wedgwood, British (founded 1759 )
After Pierre-François Hugues d'Hancarville, French (Padua, Italy)
Title
The Three Graces with Zodiac Border
Other Titles
Former Title: The Three Graces
Classification
Medals and Medallions
Work Type
medallion
Date
c. 1790
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, Etruria
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/229851
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Green and lavender jasperware on white base with white figures and border and palmate decoration in relief
Technique
Jasperware
Dimensions
5.3 cm diam. x 1 cm depth (2 1/16 x 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • manufacturer's mark: verso, impressed: WEDGWOOD / H
Provenance
Anthony Bower, Liverpool, England. [Frederick Rathbone, London], sold; to Grenville Lindall Winthrop, New York, NY, July 25, 1913, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.1170
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Old Wedgwood from the Bequest of Grenville Lindall Winthrop, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1944), no. 21, p. 16

Carol Macht, Classical Wedgwood Designs, M. Barrows and Co. (New York, NY, 1957), pp. 72-73

Mary Wadsworth, Flashback: Some Sources of Wedgwood Designs, Collectors Weekly (April 3, 2009), Reprint from "American Collector" magazine, March 1947. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/some-sources-of-wedgwood-designs/ , accessed March 31, 2017; repr. as fig. 3

Exhibition History

Old Wedgwood from the Bequest of Grenville Lindall Winthrop, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 06/04/1944 - 09/03/1944

Eighteenth Century European Ceramics, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/02/2005 - 06/09/2008

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