About this object

This basin is made from blue jasper decorated with white jasper sprigging. Sprigging is relief decoration made in moulds and then applied. The decoration features water plants.
Basins such as this were used in the dressing room for washing. There would have been a matching water jug to hold clean water.
  • Date
    1785 - 1800
  • Maker
  • Materials
  • Credit line
    From the Collection of Lord Leverhulme
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Place made
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Staffordshire: Stoke-on-Trent: Hanley
  • Measurements
    84 mm x 332 mm x 267 mm
  • Collection
    From the Lady Lever Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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