Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaker
  • Delft
  • beaker, 1764–1777
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • earthenware
  • Object Height/Width: 25.7 x 13.8 cm
    Object Height/Width: 10 1/8 x 5 3/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6758
Description

White, eight-sided beaker with a tin enamel glaze and blue decoration. It is tall and slender with a flared rim. On the front there is scroll decoration surrounding a scene of trees, a hut, a man, and a boat. On the opposite side of the beaker there is a single, flowering branch.