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Drabware egg stand - 1810-30

Drabware egg stand, © Wedgwood Museum
    Drabware egg stand
    © Wedgwood Museum

Jugs, teawares, egg stand; candlestick. Drab earthenware, some interiors glazed with duck-egg blue finish, original gilding 1810-30

Jugs, teawares, egg stand; candlestick. Drab earthenware, some interiors glazed with duck-egg blue finish, original gilding 1810-30

  • Type of object: Dinner ware/egg cup holder
  • Mark: WEDGWOOD
    [Impressed]
  • Year produced: 1810-30
  • Body: drabware
  • Glaze: clear glaze
  • Material: ceramic
  • Accession number: 3622
  • Dimensions: 36 mm (height), 185 mm (diameter)

Glossary

  • Egg cup

    Egg cup

    A small cup on a stemmed base for serving a boiled egg in the shell. On occasion the base appears in the form of an inverted second cup to hold an egg of a different size. The piece is then referred to as a ‘double-egg-cup’.