Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Literature, Classical, Mythology, and the Arts

Date: 1825-1833

Dimensions:

  • Diameter: 5.00 in (12.7 cm)
  • Height: 6.50 in (16.51 cm)
  • Width: 2.00 in (5.08 cm)

Maker: Spode

Description:

An earthenware pilgrim shaped flask printed in pink with the Musicians pattern.  Seen on this side are four musicians positioned around a table.  A floral drapery is placed above them and, above it a cherub holding a violin and bow.  The other side of the flask is printed with a pattern consisting of a large organ surmounted by allegorical figures.  The design seen on this side of the flask is just one of several used for this pattern The Musicians pattern was used on a wide variety of shapes including items for toilet and personal hygiene.  See the wash basin below that displays the various patterns used.  This example is unmarked.

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