Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Delft
  • vase, 1781–1811
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • earthenware, glazing, enamel
  • Object Height/Width: 34 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Width: 13 3/8 x 5 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6751.a,b

Eight-sided, white, covered vase with a tin enamel glaze. The body flares out in to a globular shape toward the top and there are dark blue decorations of baskets and flowers, which cover the body and lid. There is a small figure of a bird on top of the lid, with a ball in its mouth.