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Wedgwood and Bentley Framed Blue Jasper Plaque of "The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche"

Circa 1776 Item #E3291
$25,000

Description

Blue and white jasper medallion of the "Marriage of Cupid and Psyche". The shadows cast by the figures and basket of fruit show the depth of the relief and the quality of undercutting. Probably modeled by Henry Webber.

Details & Specifications

  • Creator: Wedgwood
  • Height: 1
  • Length: 11.5
  • Width: 14.5
  • Country:
  • Material: Ceramic
  • Origin: England & the Isles

Condition

Excellent

Suggested Reading & Guidance

Frederick Rathbone, Old Wedgwood, the Decorative or Artistic Ceramics Work, in Colour and Relief Invented and Produced by Josiah Wedgwood, Buten Museum reprint, 1968, pp. 120-121

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