LL 2257

About this object

A tiara made from cut steel beads mounted with blue jasper medallions and pearls. Tiaras were made to sit on top at the front of an ornate hairstyle.
Wedgwood was friends with the Birmingham industrialist Matthew Boulton who was well known for his metalwork. It is very likely that this tiara was made at Boulton's Soho manufactory.
  • Date
    1790 about
  • Maker
  • Materials
    Jasperware; Steel; Pearl
  • 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
    35 mm x 108 mm x 50 mm
  • Collection
    From the Lady Lever Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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