Earring

LL 2259

About this object

These earrings are made from blue jasper with applied white jasper decoration called sprigging. The decoration on LL 2259, shown here on the left of the image, depicts Ganymede and the eagle. The simple hooks are made from gold.
The other earring in the pair is LL 2258, shown here on the right, which has decoration depicting the four Muses.
  • Date
    1790 about
  • Maker
    Wedgwood
  • Materials
    Jasperware; Gold
  • 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
    49 mm x 14 mm x 22 mm
  • Collection
    From the Lady Lever Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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