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Medallion of Gerard van Sweiten

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Oval medallion of man in profile, inscribed below "V. SWEL [or I] TEN". The Dutch physician Gerard van Sweiten was the personal physician to Empress Maria Theresa of Austria.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John P. Townsend

English (Staffordshire),

Object Place

England

Dimensions

5.1 x 6.3 cm (2 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

91.13

Medium or Technique

Black stoneware (basalt ware)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery