Ewer

LL 1016

Part of

Wedgwood collection

A selection of objects from our collection of the finest Wedgwood jasperware in the world.

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 1015. 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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