Portland Vase

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They pieced together a masterpiece after a drunkard had smashed the Portland Vase into over 200 pieces. Top left inset: Sir William Hamilton, collector of antiquities, who sold the vase to the Duchess of Portland. Top right inset: an amphora, or two-handled wine jar. Bottom left and centre: Josiah Wedgwood borrowed the vase and used its design on some of his stoneware. Bottom right: the Portland Vase. Original artwork for the illustrations on p30 of L&L issue no. 999 (2 May 1981).

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