Two Wedgwood jasperware Dishes with classical figures
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Two Wedgwood jasperware Dishes with classical figures

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Two Wedgwood jasperware Dishes with classical figures:
one heart-shaped, depicting the Three Graces and with a white border of oak leaves and acorns; the second circular, depicting Cupid with Venus and Psyche, with anthemion relief border.
Each stamped ‘Wedgwood Made in England’.

Width: 4¼" - 11.0cm
Projection: 4½" - 11.5cm
Glossary Words

Wedgwood

Josiah Wedgwood 1730-1795, an English ceramics manufacturer particularly renowned for his Jasperware, with its neo-classical design in white on a pastel blue, green or black background.

Jasperware

Type of ceramic produced by Wedgewood with neo-classical design in white on a pastel blue, green or black background.

anthemion

A palmette motif in the form of a stylised honeysuckle, found on classical Greek buildings such as the Erechtheum, in Athens, and often used as part of neo-classical decoration.

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