Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • England, United Kingdom
  • creamer, mid 1700s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11.6 x 11.7 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 9/16 x 4 5/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1746

Creamer (in the style of Thomas Whieldon (1719–1795)) with a cream colored base. There is a basket weave design in relief around the base. There are brown painted grapes and green painted leaves around the body. There is a faint yellow tint on peach-like fruit. There are three strips of brown trellis that extend the length of the pitcher. The handle is a fishtail with a thumb rest.