Ewer

LL 1015

About this object

This ewer was designed for decorative use and it may have been set within a group of items, perhaps above a fireplace on a chimneypiece or in an alcove. The glaze that Wedgwood has used is designed to make the ewer look like it has been carved from a hard stone such as granite. The gilded parts of the ewer are meant to imitate metal mounts.
It is one of a pair with LL 1016. They are shown at the extreme left and extreme right of the photograph.
  • Date
    1770 - 1780
  • Maker
    Wedgwood
  • Materials
    Variegated ware
  • Credit line
    From the Collection of Lord Leverhulme
  • Location
    Lady Lever Art Gallery, Room 04, Case 9007
  • Place made
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Staffordshire: Stoke-on-Trent: Hanley
  • Measurements
    388 mm x 150 mm x 130 mm
  • Collection
    From the Lady Lever Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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