Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Davenport Porcelain Works
  • jug, circa 1840
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • relief
  • Object Height: 15.9 cm
    Object Height: 6 1/4 in
  • Gift from The Frank P. and Harriet C. Burnap Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1937.0009

Lavender jug that is bulbous shaped with a protruding lip. The bottom half of the jug has six pointed panels with a diamond grid inside that has molded shells in the open spaces of the grid. The top half of the jug has white, ornamental relief designs. There is a raised acanthus leaf design under the lip. The handle is ear-shaped with a raised, overlapping shell design with touches of gold. The rim of the jug is gold.