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Jug: C.1052-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Factory: Swinton Pottery
Proprietors: Malpas & Fenney

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Description

Creamware painted in lilac enamel with the inscription 'Long live the/Earl of Winchelsea/1774' enclosed by a wreath of fern-like motifs

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • Swinton ⪼ Yorkshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

18th Century, third quarter#
George III
Production date: dated AD 1774

Note

George Finch (1752-1820), 9th Earl of Winchelsea was a cousin of the 2nd Marquis of Rockingham. He is also commemorated on a Swinton jug dated 'Novbr 4th: 1773'

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel
Body
Spout
Terminals

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze
Creamware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Long live the/Earl of Winchelsea/1774
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: In lilac enamel
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1052-1928
Primary reference Number: 71237
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 26 April 2017 Last processed: Tuesday 17 October 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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