Flower pot

LL 1170

About this object

This flower pot is made from white jasper which has been dipped in lilac jasper. White jasper decoration has been applied to the body of the pot. The pot has a metal internal plate with circular holes. This is designed to support the flowers.
The white jasper decoration is based on a wax relief on slate by Giuseppe Angelini (1742-1811). It depicts ' Geniuses Representing the Pleasures of the Elysian Fields' and it was copied from an ancient relief in the Capitoline Museum in Rome.
  • Date
    1802 c
  • Maker
  • Materials
  • Credit line
    From the Collection of Lord Leverhulme
  • Location
    Lady Lever Art Gallery, Ground Floor, Room 26
  • Place made
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Staffordshire: Stoke-on-Trent: Hanley
  • Measurements
    265 mm x 140 mm x 104 mm
  • Collection
    From the Lady Lever Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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