Vase

LL 1111

About this object

A black basalt candlestick vase, the lid inverting to provide either a classical cover or a small individual candle holder. During the day they were attractive ornaments, at night they were useful as well. One of a pair with LL 1112.
  • Date
    1770 - 1780
  • Maker
    Wedgwood
  • Materials
    Black basalt
  • Credit line
    From the Collection of Lord Leverhulme
  • Location
    Lady Lever Art Gallery, Room 04, Case 9008
  • Place made
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Staffordshire: Stoke-on-Trent: Hanley
  • Measurements
    225 mm x 130 mm x 100 mm
  • Collection
    From the Lady Lever Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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