Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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hot water jug
  • England, United Kingdom
  • hot water jug, circa 1780
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • silver plating, wood
  • Object Height/Diameter: 33 x 12.1 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 13 x 4 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7027

Silver and wood hot water jug. The body is smooth with beading at the base and rim. The hinged dome lid has a pineapple or pinecone-shaped finial. The ear-shaped handle is made of wood (fruitwood) and is attached with metal foliate mounts.