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Stoneware mug, by the Elers Brothers

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An image of Mug. Elers Brothers (Dutch, in England, 17th Century). Staffordshire Pottery. Cylindrical with two horizontal mouldings dividing the sides into two zones in each of which is a chrysanthemum spray, flanked on the upper zone by two snails, and on the lower by one snail and a small dancing man, known as a 'Merry Andrew'. The narrow area above the upper rib is undecorated. On one side the mug has a loop handle. Red dry-bodied stoneware, slip-cast, turned and decorated with mould-applied reliefs (sprigs), height 10.1 cm, 1695.

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Mug. Elers Brothers (Dutch, in England, 17th Century). Staffordshire Pottery. Cylindrical with two horizontal mouldings dividing the sides into two zones in each of which is a chrysanthemum spray, flanked on the upper zone by two snails, and on the lower by one snail and a small dancing man, known as a 'Merry Andrew'. The narrow area above the upper rib is undecorated. On one side the mug has a loop handle. Red dry-bodied stoneware, slip-cast, turned and decorated with mould-applied reliefs (sprigs), height 10.1 cm, 1695.

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  • Accession Number: C.454-1928
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 885 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 493.69kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1
  • Captured: 2013:09:03 12:25:11

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18th Century chrysanthemum David Elers drinking vessel Dutch Elers Brothers English Fitz_AA floral flowers glazed John Philip Elers mugs pottery slip cast slipware snails sprig sprigs stoneware tableware tankard turned unglazed vessel

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