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One of a pair of vases with snake-handles - 1775-78

One of a pair of vases with snake-handles, © Wedgwood Museum
    One of a pair of vases with snake-handles
    © Wedgwood Museum

Pair of vases with snake-handles. White terra cotta styoneware; surface agate, black basalt base 1775-78

Pair of vases with snake-handles. White terra cotta styoneware; surface agate, black basalt base 1775-78

  • Type of object: Ornamental ware/vase
  • Mark: CAL
    [Blue pencil]
    WEDGWOOD
    [Impressed]
  • Year produced: 1775-78
  • Body: agate
  • Material: ceramic
  • Accession number: 5083
  • Dimensions: 375 mm (height of 5082), 150 mm (width of 5082), 144 mm (depth of 5082), 370 mm (height of 5083), 150 mm (width of 5083), 142 mm (depth of 5083)

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.