Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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tray
  • COUNTRY UNKNOWN (WESTERN)
  • tray, date unknown
  • Where object was made: country unknown
  • tin
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3837
Description

Tray depicting image of Lord Byron in Greece. Lord Byron is resting arm on one knee and wearing a dark cloak. Figure of woman at center right is sitting on a tree stump and wearing a toga and sandals. She is covered by a burgundy blanket and holding a gold colored harp in her left hand. Her eyes are looking up and her right arm is resting on a pillar. Figures at center left are paying attention to Lord Byron and figure of woman. Mountains with high peaks and body of water are pictured in background. Border of tray has a floral design.