Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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miniature ewer and basin
  • Coalport Porcelain Works
    founded circa 1795
  • miniature ewer and basin, 1820
  • Where object was made: Coalport, England, United Kingdom
  • porcelain
  • Object Height: ewer: 9.5 cm
    Object Height: ewer: 3 3/4 in
  • Gift from The Frank P. and Harriet C. Burnap Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1937.0063.a,b

Miniature ewer with a pear shaped body and a short neck that flares out slightly at the mouth. The mouth is edged in gold. The handle is ear shaped with gold accents and trim. The body of the ewer is covered with multi-colored flowers.

The basin has a band of gold around the top and around the foot. The basin is covered on the outside and inside with multi-colored flowers.