Wedgwood jasper ware plaque of Hygeia, circa 1830

Hygeia was a young goddess, daughter and chief attendant to Asklepios, the god of medicine. She was in charge of cleanliness and how to live a long life (preventive medicine). She also had two other medical sisters: Panacea (‘Cure-All’) and Iaso(‘Remedy’). The Romans named her Salus.

Impressed “WEDGWOOD” to the back

Dimensions: 4″ by 3 ⅛”

In good condition