Oval plaque of white jasper with blue jasper dip on the front and back, on the front with in white relief a variation of "The Discovery of Achilles" featuring a kneeling female, daughter of Lycomedes, grabbing Achilles leg, Achilles with sword and shield, and Menelaus with helmet at his feet, reaching for his sword.

The Discovery of Achilles

Wedgwood

1780-1810

  • Titles The Discovery of Achilles (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.3970.2008
  • Object Name plaque
  • Classification Plaques