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Agate vase with entwined serpent handles - 1772-75

Agate vase with entwined serpant handles, © Wedgwood Museum
    Agate vase with entwined serpant handles
    © Wedgwood Museum

Vase with entwined serpent handles terminating in satyr masks. White terra cotta stoneware with surface slip to resemble agate. 1772-75

Vase with entwined serpent handles terminating in satyr masks. White terra cotta stoneware with surface slip to resemble agate. 1772-75

  • Type of object: Ornamental ware/vase
  • Mark: Wedgwood & Bentley
    [Impressed]
    CAL
    [Blue pencil]
  • Year produced: 1772-75
  • Body: agate
  • Material: ceramic
  • Accession number: 5158
  • Dimensions: 280 mm (height), 152 mm (width), 135 mm (diameter)

Glossary

  • Agate ware

    Agate ware

    Pottery made in imitation of the naturally found agate stone, produced either by wedging coloured clays to form a solid agate body, or by the blending and application of coloured slips on the surface.