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Medallion with the Three Graces
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Medallion with the Three Graces

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Description This medallion or cameo is of light blue jasperware with a lapidary polished edge. The subject is the three graces: the daughters of Zeus and the attendants of Aphrodite. The subject is taken from a carnelian intaglio in the collection of the King of Naples that had likely been reproduced by the famous maker of cameos and intaglios, James Tassie. In the original design the central figure is nude, here she is draped.
Provenance Miss Elisabeth Gilman, before March 1948 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, March 1948, be gift.
Inscriptions [Maker's Mark] Wedgwood
Credit Gift of Miss Elisabeth Gilman

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late 18th century (Neoclassical)
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Overall: 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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