Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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spoon holder
  • Maurice Thursfield
    active 1760–1772
    active: England, United Kingdom
  • spoon holder, 1760–1765
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware, glazing
  • Object Height/Width: 6.7 x 16.2 cm
    Object Height/Width: 2 5/8 x 6 3/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1727
Description

Jackfield ware, black glaze, boat-shaped object, probably a spoon holder. There are remnants of oil gilt decoration. It has a serrated top and two loop handles. The object rests on three feet.