Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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plaque
  • John Turner
    1739–1786
    active: England, United Kingdom
  • plaque, circa 1762–1786
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • porcelain
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 10.8 x 7.6 x 0.6 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 10.8 x 7.6 x 0.6 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3432
Description

Plaque is oval shaped featuring a female figure. Woman with short hair is wearing a toga, a crown, and is sitting on a rock formation with her right breast exposed. She is holding a tree branch in her right hand and a "horn of plenty" in her left. The inner border is a beading design while the outer is half circles with embedded four-leaf clovers. Together the beading and clover design is a border of lace. Scene of woman and border are in white and background is in blue.