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Medallion of Thomas Bentley

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Medallion of Thomas Bentley

Made by: Wedgwood

On view in: Adam Bedroom


About this object

The medallion is oval in shape and made from blue and white jasperware. The medallion shows a man seen bust length. He is Thomas Bentley. He is dressed in the 18th century fashion and seen in profile facing to the right. He wears a pigtail tied at the back and his open waistcoat shows a lace jabot at the neck. It is set in an oval 18th century style wooden frame.

Category:
ceramics
Made from:
Jasperware -- wood
Made in:
Etruria, England
Date made:
ca. 1900
Size:
11.4 × 7.6 cm (4 1/2 × 3 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.26
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973