Cream bowl

LL 1510

About this object

A solid blue jasperware dish, covered in elaborate white jasper sprigged decoration. Bowls like this were made to contain cream or sugar and would have originally been sold with a ladle. They were used during the dessert course. The dessert was very elaborate with many different types of sweatmeats, jellies and custards etc. The whole table would have been decorated with the best tableware, flowers, fruit and and fancy decorations made from sugar.
  • Date
    1787 - 1800
  • Maker
  • Materials
  • 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
    105 mm x 242 mm x 128 mm
  • Collection
    From the Lady Lever Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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