Collection Online
Medium
stoneware (blue jasper)
Measurements
(a-c) 75.6 × 27.6 cm diameter (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Staffordshire, England
Inscription
(a) impressed (vertically) in base c.l.: WEDGWOOD
impressed (vertically) in base c.r.: 22
(c) impressed (inverted) inside base: V (. under V) WEDGWOOD 1
Accession Number
D14.a-c-1993
Department
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Mr Keith M. Deutsher, Founder Benefactor, 1993
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
Gallery location
18th Century Decorative Arts & Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Description
Vase with serpent-shaped handles from Medusa heads, sits on socle foot on a square base. Finial on lid in the form of winged horse Pegasus. Relief decoration shows 'Apotheosis of Homer'. Drum-shaped pedestal, decorated with festoons and trophies, is based on the form of a classical urn.