Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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jug
  • England, United Kingdom
  • jug, 1840s
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • copper lusterware, glazing, relief
  • Object Height/Width/Diameter: 19.2 x 17.5 x 13.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Diameter: 7 1/2 x 6 7/8 x 5 5/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3285
Description

Molded jug with yellow exterior glaze. Around the body is a relief design with a figure (Isaac Newton?) under a tree with foliage and a bird. The trees and stems are painted with copper luster, the leaves are green, and the flowers are blue. The handle is ear-shaped with relief designs and copper luster details. There is a band of copper luster around the top rim and a scalloped band below the scene.