Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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tray, bowl with lid and ladle
  • Thomas Whieldon, artist
    1719–1795
    born: Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
    Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Ltd., manufacturer
    founded 1759
  • tray, bowl with lid and ladle, 1760–1765
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • creamware
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: a: 1.9 x 18.4 x 5.2 cm
    Object Height/Width: b-c: 14 x 15.9 cm
    Object Length/Width: d: 16.7 x 6.2 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: a: 3/4 x 7 1/4 x 2 1/16 in
    Object Height/Width: b-c: 5 1/2 x 6 1/4 in
    Object Length/Width: d: 6 9/16 x 2 7/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1745.a-d
Description

a: Cream colored, oval tray with greenish tint and a green band around the escalloped edge.
b: Cream colored bowl with a greenish tint and a green band around the base and arround the escalloped design on the widest part of the bowl. There are two handles attached to the bowl in leaf forms, which is also painted green.
c: Oval shaped, cream colored lid with a green band around the escalloped top. The nob is in the shaped of a bud with a green band. There is a leaf pattern below the knob.
d: Ladle with a round bowl. The ladle is green at the top and at the base of the handle.