classical scene plaque

Josiah Wedgwood, 1780 - 1836

classical scene plaque

Josiah Wedgwood 1780 - 1836


Circular medallion with white polished bevelled edges and dark blue dip on back and front. White relief scene depicting Minerva, in robes and helmet, seated on a pedestal with a shield bearing the head of Medusa at her side. On the left, a young woman and a naked child approach the goddess, the child in front reaching out towards Minerva's knee, a crown just visible at his feet.

Object Name

classical scene plaque

Creators Name

Josiah Wedgwood

Date Created

c 1790

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