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Hercules and the Hesperides Tazza
Hercules and the Hesperides Tazza
Hercules and the Hesperides Tazza
Hercules and the Hesperides Tazza
Hercules and the Hesperides Tazza
Hercules and the Hesperides Tazza
Hercules and the Hesperides Tazza
Hercules and the Hesperides Tazza
Hercules and the Hesperides Tazza

Photo credit: Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

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The tazza is based on a design from a vase in Sir William Hamilton's collection in the British Museum, which depicts Hercules and the Hesperides. Twenty of these tazzas were cast as prizes for the members of the Art Union of London.

Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

Telford

Title

Hercules and the Hesperides Tazza

Date

1851

Medium

cast iron

Measurements

H 14.8 x W 41.9 x D 29 cm

Accession number

1982.3119

Work type

Sculpture

Inscription description

stamped on base: ART UNION OF LONDON / 1851

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