LL 1076

About this object

This pot is designed to look like a wicker basket and was used for holding flowers. Flowers in the home were very popular in the 18th century, partly for decoration and also to freshen up the living spaces with their perfume.
This type of pierced pottery was very difficult to make and many pieces did not survive being fired in the kiln.
  • Date
    1780 - 1800
  • Maker
  • Materials
  • Credit line
    From the Collection of Lord Leverhulme
  • Location
    Lady Lever Art Gallery, Room 03, Case 9003
  • Place made
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Staffordshire: Stoke-on-Trent: Hanley
  • Measurements
    185 mm x 258 mm x 160 mm
  • Collection
    From the Lady Lever Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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