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Covered Jar

English
about 1870s


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1987.534a-b

Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Lead-glazed earthenware. Cylindrical jar with relief decoration of continuous festoons suspended from rams’ heads holding ribbons terminating in trophies. Laurel band at base. Gold edges on jar and cover. Lid has patera motif with gold-colored mushroom finial and clover motif. Dark blue ground with enamel decoration in gold, green, orange, lilac, and brown. Turquoise interior.

Markings

Impressed marks: "WEDGWOOD" and "4 1/4 "

Credit Line

Bequest of Walter B. Hacker