Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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scent bottle
  • Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Ltd.
    founded 1759
  • scent bottle, circa 1785
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • porcelain, jasperware
  • Object Height/Width: 7.3 x 4.4 cm
    Object Height/Width: 2 7/8 x 1 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3429

Jasperware, oval-shaped scent bottle with "Dancing Nymphs" motif. It is dark blue with raised designs in white. There is a beaded border with female figures on each side. One of the figures is holding a swag of flowers. The other is running.