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Pair of white jasper candlesticks depicting Calliope and Terpsichore - c.1880

Pair of white jasper candlesticks depicting Calliope and Terpsichore, © Wedgwood Museum
    Pair of white jasper candlesticks depicting Calliope and Terpsichore
    © Wedgwood Museum

Candlesticks with white bas-relief figures representing two of the muses, Calliope and Terpsichore. White Jasper, blue jasper dip c.1880

Candlesticks with white bas-relief figures representing two of the muses, Calliope and Terpsichore. White Jasper, blue jasper dip c.1880

  • Type of object: Useful ware/candlestick
  • Mark: WEDGWOOD
    [Impressed]
    ENGLAND
    [Impressed]
    R
    [Impressed]
  • Year produced: c.1880
  • Body: Jasper
  • Material: ceramic
  • Decoration: dipped, ornamented
  • Accession number: 9146e, 9146f
  • Dimensions: 155 mm (height), 98 mm (diameter)

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  • Calliope

    Calliope

    Calliope was the eldest of the Muses. She was Goddess of music,song,dance and eloquence who bestowed her gift on Kings and Princes.

  • Terpsichore

    Terpsichore

    Terpsichore is probably the best known of the nine Muses. She was the Muse of dance and lyric poetry.