Ceramic Wares


Josiah Wedgwood


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Creation Date: 1867

Measurements: H: 10 ½ in., L: 6 ½ in., W: 3 ¾ in.

Materials/Techniques: Jasper, lavender, green and white

Inscriptions/Marks: WEDGWOOD HKV

General Note

Each lavender vase of shouldered ogee form with waisted tall neck and supported on a waited foot with stiff leaf border; body decorated in white relief with bands of laurel leaves and four masks issuing fruit vines; removable lid; there are four medallions in green with white reliefs scenes in each bottle; these are some of the scenes: 1. dipping of Achilles, 2. Psyche wounded and bound by cupids, 3. dancing nymphs, 4. sacrifice to Flora.

Holding Location

Law Library Special Collections, Florida International University (FIU). Spak Inventory # 146

Spak 146-1.JPG (10723 kB)
Spak 146-2.JPG (10755 kB)
Spak 146-3.JPG (11078 kB)
Spak 146-4.JPG (10576 kB)
Spak 146-5.JPG (8002 kB)


Vase, jasper