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Jug: C.486-1928

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Maker(s)

Unidentified Staffordshire factory (Factory)

Description

White salt-glazed stoneware

Off-white stoneware, thrown and turned, with applied handle and salt-glaze. Pear-shaped with a sparrow beak lip, standing on a footing; applied strap handle with a pinched lower terminal. There is a turned band round the rim, a more prominent one on the shoulder, and two above the base.

Notes

History note: Thomas Sutton, Eastbourne, from whom purchased for probably 8s.0d. probably in 1898 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8.6 cm
Height: 12.1 cm
Width: 10.2 cm

Relative size of this object

10.2 cm12.1 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1745 CE - 1765 1765 CE

Components of the work

Surface: composed of salt-glaze

Materials used in production

White stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Off-white stonware, thrown, turned, and salt-glazed; applied handle with pinched lower terminal
Turning

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper label with blue borders on two sides and leaves in top corners

  • Text: No. 914/White salt glaze/jug - sharply/modelled spout/b. at Eastbourne/about 1898
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.486-1928
Primary reference Number: 75262
Old object number: 914
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 24 October 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Jug" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/75262 Accessed: 2021-11-27 13:51:35

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