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Spill vase

Spill vase

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1875 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Jasper ware

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 13, shelf 5

Physical description

Spill-vase of blue jasper dip ware. Cylindrical in shape and decorated with standing figures of two Muses, Melpomene and Calliope, separated by trees below a band of classical floral ornament.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)


ca. 1875 (made)


Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Jasper ware

Marks and inscriptions





Height: 10.8 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with C.805A-1935.

Descriptive line

Cylindrical spill-vase of blue jasper ware, made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, ca. 1875.

Labels and date

Spill vase with reliefs of Melpomene and Calliope
Made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, 1875
Marks: 'WEDGWOOD', 'KCD', and 'M'

C805-1935 Herbert Allen Collection

One of a pair [23/05/2008]


Jasper ware

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Trees


Ceramics; Jasperware


Ceramics Collection

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