Thérèse Jogues Le Ray de Chaumont (1732–1819)

Medallion: cast terracotta (terre de chaumont); frame: gilt wood | 6in | 1774

Jean-Baptiste Nini

In a technique of his own invention, Nini refined the local clay through a process of elutriation and used it to cast his medallions from finely engraved copper molds.

Credit: Gift of James Hazen Hyde, 1952
Object: 52.189.5

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