Vase; earthenware, painted in gold lustre on scarlet red ground with the daughters of Hesperus guarding the golden apples: three dancing maidens in classical dress hold hands before the apple trees, protected by a serpent; between each maiden is a lily branch; red glaze covers the base, which has the monograms of designer and painter in gold lustre.

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Thing

Made Of
earthenware
Type of Thing
vase
Subject
fruit, serpent, tree/bush, myth/legend, reptile
Techniques
painted, lustred

People

Acquired From
Dennis, Richard to The British Museum
About the Works Of
Hesperides
Designer
Day, Lewis F, Crane, Walter

Place

In Gallery
G19/2

Time

Acquired In
1989
Made
1906

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