Coffee can

LL 1134

Part of

Wedgwood collection

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

About this object

A coffee cup and saucer in black basalt. Coffee cups are sometimes called coffee cans. The design around the cup is called The Dancing Hours, which is thought to have been modelled by John Flaxman (1755-1826). The saucer for this cup is LL 1135.
  • Date
    1782 c
  • Maker
    Wedgwood
  • Materials
    Black basalt
  • Credit line
    From the Collection of Lord Leverhulme
  • Location
    Lady Lever Art Gallery, Room 03, Case 9003
  • Place made
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Staffordshire: Stoke-on-Trent: Hanley
  • Measurements
    61 mm x 88 mm x 61 mm
  • Collection
    From the Lady Lever Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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