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Jackfield ware inscribed mug: C.1105-1928

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Jackfield ware inscribed mug

Description

Dark earthenware mug, glazed and inscribed in gold.

Bell shaped mug with loop handle and shiny black glaze. Painted with an inscription in oil-gilding: ‘DOWN, Wth, THE rump I.W.’

Notes

History note: Puttick and Simpson sale 25 June 1915, with a diamond shaped quarry, both in lot 53. Bought by S. Fenton for £5.5 (five pounds five shillings) for Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Legal notes

Dr. J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest, 1928

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
Production date: circa AD 1752

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze ( black) gold ( oil gilding)

Materials used in production

dark Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Earthenware mug, glazed, with painted inscription in gold.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1105-1928
Primary reference Number: 71324
Old object number: 4203
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 8 September 2015 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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