Vase

LL 1177

About this object

A solid lilac jasper vase with white jasper sprigging depicting the nine Muses and Apollo. Sprigging is a type of decoration which is made in a mould and then applied. In the ancient world, Muses were goddesses of inspiration in literature, science and the arts.
  • Date
    1786 - 1800
  • Maker
    Wedgwood
  • Materials
    Jasperware
  • 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
    285 mm x 140 mm x 140 mm
  • Collection
    From the Lady Lever Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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