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Medium
stoneware (black jasper dip)
Measurements
(a-c) 79.9 × 28.8 cm diameter (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Staffordshire, England
Inscription
(a) impressed in base l.c.: WEDGWOOD
(c) impressed (inverted) in base l.c.: WEDGWOOD / T
Accession Number
D21.a-c-1994
Department
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Mrs Norma Deutsher, Governor, 1994
Gallery location
18th & 19th Century Decorative Arts & Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Description
Ovoid footed with snake handles arising from Medusa masks. Decorated with scene of young poet, Virgil, with a scroll in his hand, standing between two women. Above, two winged Victory figures offer crowns.