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Reprint of a description of the Portland vase

Wedgwood, Josiah

Reprint of a description of the Portland vase

formerly the Barberini; the manner of its formation, and the various opinions hitherto advanced on the subjects of the bas reliefs

by Wedgwood, Josiah

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Published by W. Pickering (etc.) in (London) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Text,in 2 columns, parallel to back.

StatementBy Josiah Wedgwood ... With the addition of notes by Thomas Windus.
The Physical Object
Pagination(34) p., plates ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20351430M

  Along with the book, The Wedgwood Museum has two examples of trial pieces made on his way to perfecting the Portland Vase. One vase shows . Portland Vase The Portland Vase is a Roman cameo glass vase which is about 2, years old. The work in creating the Portland Vase must have taken its original artisan about two years to produce. A skilled gem-cutter performed the intricate cuttings to depict the detailed scenes. It is made of violet-blue glass and surrounded [ ].

  I have,a samuel alcock exact copy of the Portland it of any great value.i believe it was on display in the Melb exhibition. Expert's Assistant: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Include description. Categories. Selected category All. Collectibles. Other Wedgwood Collectibles; 58 results for wedgwood portland vase. Save this search. 7 S 0 P O N S O A R P A 7 E E D U J-1 0 F J Price. Josiah Wedgwood copy of portland vase. Brand New. $ Top Rated Plus. Sellers with highest buyer ratings;.

The Portland Vase is a first century BC Roman cameo glass vase, which served as an inspiration to many glass and porcelain makers from about the beginning of the 18th century onwards. Since the vase has belonged to the British Museum in London (reference - GR ,) ; on display in R Rome: City & Empire).. The vase is about 25 centimetres high and 56 in circumference. A WEDGWOOD BLACK AND WHITE JASPERWARE 'PORTLAND VASE' LATE 18TH CENTURY. after the antique, of amphora form, with two molded scaled handles affixed at the shoulder with a flaring trumpet neck, applied in white relief with a continuous scene around the body with six classical figures and a cupid and on the underside with a roundel of Pan, embellished in tones of green-blue and brown.


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Reprint of a description of the Portland vase by Wedgwood, Josiah Download PDF EPUB FB2

Reprint of a description of the Portland vase, formerly the Barberini: the manner of its formation, and the various opinions hitherto advanced on the subjects of the bas reliefs by Wedgwood, Josiah,   In -The Portland Vase: The Extraordinary Odyssey of a Mysterious Roman Treasure_ (HarperCollins), Robin Brooks has given a biography of a unique object, not only telling its history and about the lives of those who owned and held it, but also about the centuries of unresolved argument about what the figures on the vase by: 1.

The Portland Vase is a Roman cameo glass vase, which is dated to between AD 1 and AD 25, though low BC dates have some scholarly support. It is the best known piece of Roman cameo glass and has served as an inspiration to many glass and porcelain makers from about the beginning of the 18th century onwards.

It is first recorded in Rome in –, and since has been in the British Present location: British Museum, London. Author of Wedgwood's catalogue of cameos, intaglios, medals, bas-reliefs, busts, and small statues, Catalogue of cameos, Staffordshire pottery, Reprint of a description of the Portland vase, formerly the Barberini, Mr.

Wedgwood, The selected letters of Josiah Wedgwood, Letters of Josiah Wedgwood,Catalogue of cameos, intaglios, medals, bas-reliefs, busts and small statues.

The classic gem was the Barberini Vase, one of the finest examples of ancient cameo glass in the world, and the inspiration for the Wedgwood Portland Vase.

A copy of Josiah’s ceramic masterpiece was used by the British Museum’s restorer as a guideline to re-assembling the hundreds of pieces of the vase back to its former glory.

The copy of the Portland Vase, perfected inwas Wegwood's most celebrated vase and one of the final achievements of his career. The first perfected copy of the Portland vase generated considerable public interest when it was exhibited at Sir Joseph Banks' Soho Square house and then at Wedgwood's Greek Street Show Rooms.

1, tickets to. Description abrégée du vase de Barberini, maintenant vase de Portland, et de la méthode que l’on a suivie pour en former les bas reliefs ; accompagnée de conjectures sur les sujets qui y sont représentés. Londres,p. 13 Ibid., p. 14 “ Acknowledgement of receipt of the Portland Vase ”, Keele University, Ms, E, The vase is regarded as a masterpiece of classical art.

Found in a tomb near Rome init was bought by Cardinal Franceso Barberini inremaining in the Barberini family until Then it was then sold to James Byres, the Scottish antiquary, passing via Sir William Hamilton to the Dowager Duchess of Portland in The Portland Vase is the most famous of all objects to have passed through Sir William Hamilton's hands.

It was already well known when he acquired it from the Scottish dealer James Byres between andand it was discussed by d'Hancarville in the second volume of AEGR (p.

74), which appeared in Jasperware, or jasper ware, is a type of pottery first developed by Josiah Wedgwood in the s. Usually described as stoneware, it has an unglazed matte "biscuit" finish and is produced in a number of different colours, of which the most common and best known is a pale blue that has become known as Wedgwood Blue.

Relief decorations in contrasting colours (typically in white but also in other. The vase is an artistic and technical marvel and all the more wonderful for its association with Caesar Augustus and Roman mythology.

The text is also a ramble through the colorful lives of the vase's various owners and the people who came into contact with it/5(13). The History of the Portland Vase () illustrated, pp. esp. 73; Franz Paul Zach, Nineteenth-Century Bohemian Master Glass Engraver () p.

fig. 7b; New Facts on the Portland Vase and the Wedgwood Portlands () p.fig. 13. The fame of the Portland Vase and of Wedgwood's replicas of it, played a major role in the establishment of cameo glassmaking in England. The leading promoter of the revival was Benjamin Richardson () of the Red House Glassworks at Wordsley, who employed many of the most talented glass engravers, etchers, and carvers of the day.

Portland Vase Copy. Close. Audio +-Visually Impaired Program: Visual Audio Description of Portland Vase Copy. Close. Quick guide to the artwork +-Inthe third Duke of Portland loaned a glass vessel to Josiah Wedgwood; Sculptor John Flaxman suggested Wedgewood might want to make a copy of it in jasperware, his new ceramic material.

Portland Vase Glass of the Caesars Portland Vase base-dis c. Blue and white cameo disc depicting a perplexed Asiatic youth, probably Paris, son of the King Priam of Troy, who called upon to judge between the rival charms of the three godde sses, Hera, Athena Seller Rating: % positive.

In The Portland Vase, Edition description: Reprint: Pages: Product dimensions: (w) x (h) x (d) About the Author. Robin Brooks is an actor and author living in England.

He has written several plays for BBC Radio. This is his first book. Publish your book with B&N. My hand engraved study of the Portland Vase characters. Photos all taken by myself including the ones of the Actual Portland Vase, at a private viewing at the British Museum.

Reprint of a description of the Portland vase, formerly the Barberini; the manner of its formation, and the various opinions hitherto advanced on the subjects of the bas reliefs by Josiah Wedgwood (Book).

Book Accessories Children's Books Art & Photography Books The Portland Vase - Copy in Wedgwood Jasper Ware - City of Nottingham Art Museum - Vintage Postcard PepePostcards. From shop PepePostcards.

5 out of 5 stars () reviews. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mankowitz, Wolf. Portland vase and the Wedgwood copies. [London] A. Deutsch [] (OCoLC) Document Type. A Roman cameo glass vase, the Portland Vase, created between 30 BCE and 25 CE, and known since the Renaissance, served as an inspiration to many glass and porcelain makers from about the beginning of the 18th century is about 25 centimeters high and 56 in circumference, made of violet-blue glass, and surrounded with a single continuous white glass cameo depicting seven figures of.Portland Vase, Roman vase (1st century ad) of dark blue glass decorated with white figures, the finest surviving Roman example of cameo ally owned by the Barberini family (and sometimes called the Barberini Vase), it came into the possession of the duchess of Portland in the 18th century.

The vase has been extensively copied, particularly during the Victorian period. A midth-century of the Portland Vase, a Roman cameo-cut glass vase of about BC. Descriptive line Copy of the Portland Vase, Black Jasper with white reliefs, Wedgwood's factory, Staffordshire, ca.