21 January 2003
A PAIR OF WEDGWOOD BLUE AND WHITE JASPERWARE MEDALLIONS
Circa 1780, impressed small uppercase mark, the original model attributed to John Bacon Senior
Sprigged in white with classical vignettes of 'Ceres and Triptolemus' and 'Venus and Cupid' or 'Night Shedding Poppies'
6¼in. (15.8cm.) and 6 1/8in. (15.5cm.) diam., in ebonized wood frames (2)
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See Robin Reilly, Wedgwood, London, 1989, vol. I, p. 580, fig. 838 for a pair of oval examples in the Wedgwood Museum.
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