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Covered Vase with Women and Children at Sacrifice and Worship
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Covered Vase with Women and Children at Sacrifice and Worship


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This vase, a pair with WAM 48.862, shows scenes of sacrifice to Pomona and Flora (the goddesses of fruits and flowers) probably designed by Lady Elizabeth Templeton and modelled by William Hackwood. Hackwood was first taken on at the Wedgwood Etruria factory in 1769, and worked for the firm for 63 years. He was mainly employed in adapting, re-modelling and finishing busts and bas reliefs, such as the ones that appear on these vases. Jasperware, which was inspired by Roman cameo glass, was a technique invented by Wedgwood which was perfected in 1775.
Provenance Collection of A. J. Crawford to 1908 or B. F. Bonaventure, New York, to 1911; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1908 or 1911, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Maker's mark] WEDGWOOD 2
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911

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Period
late 18th century (Neoclassical)
Medium
jasperware
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.861
Measurements
Vase with lid: H: 11 7/16 × W: 5 5/8 × D: 5 1/2 in. (29.1 × 14.3 × 14 cm); Vase only with handles: H: 10 5/16 × W: 5 5/8 × D: 5 1/2 in. (26.2 × 14.3 × 14 cm); Vase only without handles: H: 9 3/4 × W: 5 1/8 × D: 5 1/2 in. (24.7 × 13 × 14 cm); Lid H: 2 1/16 × Diam:3 1/8 in. (5.3 × 7.9 cm)
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