“May Morning”: sculptor’s maquette or small preliminary model, cast in bronze.
Inscribed in the maquette: at top, “1 August 1862,” “Art Union of London”; to the left, “Designed & Executed by”; to the right, “Edward W. Wyon, Sculptor”; and at the bottom, “May Morning. Miltons (?) Song.”
Below the two female nudes, in low relief, is another nude, with two horses, in the foreground of a blazing sun.
The disc measures 7 5/8 inches in diameter.