Glacier

LL 1371

About this object

A glacier in solid blue jasper with white jasper sprigging resembling floral designs and icicles. Sprigging is the name given to decoration that is formed in a mould and then applied. Glaciers were used to serve ice cream with compartments above and below which could be filled with ice. The handle is a little boy wrapped in a blanket trying to keep warm.
One of a pair with LL 1372.
  • Date
    1787 - 1800
  • Maker
    Wedgwood
  • Materials
    Jasperware
  • Credit line
    From the Collection of Lord Leverhulme
  • Location
    Lady Lever Art Gallery, Room 03, Case 9004
  • Place made
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Staffordshire: Stoke-on-Trent: Hanley
  • Measurements
    290 mm x 290 mm x 220 mm
  • Collection
    From the Lady Lever Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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