Oval dark blue jasper cameo with white relief woman with putti depicting Night and Day, also known as Venus and Cupid, or Night shedding Poppies, and Ceres and Triptolemus. Original model is attributed to John Bacon Senior 1777-1780

Night and Day


About 1800

  • Titles Night and Day (Descriptive)
  • Artist Wedgwood, England, est. 1759
  • Medium stoneware (jasperware)
  • Credit Line Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art; The Buten Wedgwood Collection, gift through the Wedgwood Society of New York, AFI.1825.2008
  • Object Name cameo
  • Classification Medals