Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

plaque of Dancing Three Graces
  • Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Ltd.
    founded 1759
  • plaque of Dancing Three Graces, 1759
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • porcelain, jasperware
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8.3 x 8.9 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/4 x 3 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3426

Circular plaque made form white porcelain bisque which is tinted with dark blue jasper slip. In the center are three women (the three graces) done in applied, white bas relief. There is a white band around the edge and around the center circle. There are white, raised zodiac signs around the border.