Tablet

LL 1704

About this object

An oval tablet in blue jasper with white jasper applied sprigging. It depicts the classical story of Ganymede and the Eagle. Wedgwood acquired the design from Sir Roger Newdigate (1719-1806). Sir Roger had collected the design as a plaster cast of an ancient sculpture when he was on a tour of europe.
  • Date
    1778 - 1780
  • Maker
    Wedgwood
  • Materials
    Jasperware
  • Credit line
    From the Collection of Lord Leverhulme
  • Location
    Lady Lever Art Gallery, Room 04
  • Place made
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Staffordshire: Stoke-on-Trent: Hanley
  • Measurements
    frame: 252 mm x 230 mm x 55 mm
  • Collection
    From the Lady Lever Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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