Custard cup

LL 1487

Part of

Wedgwood collection

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

About this object

Small cups like this were made for serving desserts such as ice cream, custard or cream, but not drinks. This blue jasper cup and cover, which can be seen on the right of the image, is decorated with white acanthus leaf sprigging alongside ofther classical motifs.
  • Date
    1786 - 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
    78 mm x 85 mm x 65 mm
  • Collection
    From the Lady Lever Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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