LL 1012

About this object

This vase is made from white jasper which has been coated or 'dipped' in black jasper and then white jasper decoration has been applied. The white decoration is known as sprigging. Each piece of applied decoration is formed in a mould and then added to the vase. The decoration depicts classical gods and there is also a band of decoration above the gods depicting the signs of the Zodiac.
  • Date
    1796 - 1800
  • Maker
  • Materials
  • Credit line
    From the Collection of Lord Leverhulme
  • Location
    Lady Lever Art Gallery, Room 04, Case 9006
  • Place made
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Staffordshire: Stoke-on-Trent: Hanley
  • Measurements
    347 mm x 210 mm x 200 mm
  • Collection
    From the Lady Lever Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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