Large rectangular tablet of white jasper with olive green jasper dip and molded and applied relief decoration of white jasper, the scene a "Sacrifice to Love" in which a small winged Cupid stands atop a pedestal draped with garlands beneath a temple while a procession of figures leads a sacrificial bull to him, to the right of the processional stands a small piper in front of a tree, a man kneels to reach a basket of flowers while behind him an altar burns, to the far right stands the figure of a draped female holding a bird aloft on her finger while a small Putti holding a floral wreath looks on.

Sacrifice to Love

Wedgwood, Model attributed to William Hackwood

About 1800