Rectangular tablet of solid light blue jasper with dark blue jasper dip and white relief decoration depicting five of the nine Muses—Erato with her kithara, Muse of choral dance and song; Melpomene holding a dagger, Muse of tragedy; Calliope writing, Muse of epic poetry; Thalia holding a comic mask, Muse of comedy; and Urania next to her globe, Muse of astronomy.

Five Muses

John Flaxman, Jr., Wedgwood, Wedgwood and Bentley

1778-1779