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Cream jug: C.488-1928

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Maker(s)

Unidentified Staffordshire factory (Factory)

Description

White salt-glazed stoneware, thrown, with applied moulded feet, and applied reeded handle. Pear-shaped, with inverted scallops round the side of the rim, rounded lip, ear-shaped reeded loop handle with a serrated lower end, and three lion's mask and paw feet.

Notes

History note: Zürich, where bought in 1899 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Width: 9.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1750 CE - 1760 1760 CE

Note

This common form was derived from three-legged silver milk or cream jugs, and also occurs in Sèvres porcelain

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Surface: composed of salt-glaze Whole 3: Height 10.4 cm
Body: Feet: Handle:

Materials used in production

white Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Salt-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper label with blue borders on three sides, stuck on

  • Text: 1185/Staffordshire/salt glaze milk/jug. b. at/Zurich 1899
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.488-1928
Primary reference Number: 75266
Old object number: 1185
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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

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