Flower pot

LL 1471

About this object

This flower pot is made of blue jasper with applied white jasper decoration. Wedgwood called the shape the 'beaker shape' and in 1791 a pair in this new shape cost £1 and 4 shillings.
The white jasper decoration is formed in a mould and then applied to the body of the flower pot in a process known as sprigging.
The matching pair to this flower pot is LL 1472.
  • Date
    1790 - 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
    133 mm x 95 mm
  • Collection
    From the Lady Lever Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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