Vase with cover

Designer John Flaxman British
Factory Josiah Wedgwood and Sons British

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 512

One side shows the crowning of a kithara player based on an antique Greek vase painting. The other shows Pallas Athena, the patroness of Athens, in a temple. Pegasus, the winged horse, forms the finial of the covers.

Vase with cover, John Flaxman (British, York 1755–1826 London), Jasperware, British, Etruria, Staffordshire

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