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Jardinière (container): C.7-2002

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pottery: Linthorpe Art Pottery
Designer: Dresser, Christopher (Perhaps)




Red earthenware jardinière streaked with cream slip/glaze and brownish glaze.

Red earthenware, thrown, and decorated with cream and brownish drip glazes on the exterior, and glazed on the interior. Bulbous ovoid body standing on a flat base which has four small circular spur marks at intervals near the edge. The shoulders contract into a very short neck, above which the sides curve outwards and upwards into a broad cup-shaped mouth with a wavy edge. The streaks of cream slip/glaze begin a little below the rim and end in an irregular line several centimeters above the base.


History note: The Fine Art Society, 148 New Bond Street, London, W1S 2JT, from whom purchased

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 46.0 cm
Height: 47.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Middlesbrough ⪼ Yorkshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2002) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


19th Century
Circa 1879 CE - 1889 CE


Revise description of technique

School or Style

Arts and Crafts (movement)

Components of the work

Foot Width 28.0 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Red earthenware, thrown and decorated with cream slip/glaze and brownish glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: LINTHORPE in an elongated octagonal outline

  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: 2142
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed or moulded integrally with the form
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: rectangular paper label inscribed '20166' over 'LMIF'

  • Text: 20166/LMIF
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.7-2002
Primary reference Number: 80773
Entry form: 172
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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