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Medallion with a Sacrifice to Peace
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Medallion with a Sacrifice to Peace


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This medallion in dark blue jasperware shows two women performing a sacrifice to peace at a burning altar. One is standing and the other is kneeling with arms and hands poised in a graceful manner. Clasped hands appear in relief on the side of the altar, and the standing figure holds an olive branch - both are symbols of peace.
Provenance Miss Elisabeth Gilman, before March 1948 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1948, by gift.
Inscriptions [Maker's mark] Wedgwood
Credit Gift of Miss Elisabeth Gilman

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Creator
Period
late 18th century (Neoclassical)
Medium
jasperware
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.1974
Measurements
H: 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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