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Stoneware pickle jar, decorated with applied reliefs and salt-glazed

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An image of Pickle jar. Unidentified pottery, possibly London. The jar is cylindrical with curved shoulders, a short incurved neck and rolled mouth. Round the middle are incised the names and date 'George Bennison & Sarah Nov 28 1752', Above and below this, there is a band of adjacent inn-signs. Above: The Four Swans, The Grenadier, The Crown, The King's Head (with initials GR), the Duke of Marlborough (DM), The Peal of Bells (eight bells and bell ringers), The Sun, The Jolly Sailor, The Star, The Hart, and The Noah's Ark. Below: The Bull, The Griffin, The Bell, The Swan, The Rose (with the name Wm Hasmere?), The Castle (? part missing), The Angel, The Spread Eagle, another missing, and The Angler (?). Greyish buff stoneware, thrown, decorated with applied moulded reliefs, coated with dark brown dip on the upper and lower part of the sides, and salt-glazed, height, whole, 27.3 cm, dated 1752.

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Pickle jar. Unidentified pottery, possibly London. The jar is cylindrical with curved shoulders, a short incurved neck and rolled mouth. Round the middle are incised the names and date 'George Bennison & Sarah Nov 28 1752', Above and below this, there is a band of adjacent inn-signs. Above: The Four Swans, The Grenadier, The Crown, The King's Head (with initials GR), the Duke of Marlborough (DM), The Peal of Bells (eight bells and bell ringers), The Sun, The Jolly Sailor, The Star, The Hart, and The Noah's Ark. Below: The Bull, The Griffin, The Bell, The Swan, The Rose (with the name Wm Hasmere?), The Castle (? part missing), The Angel, The Spread Eagle, another missing, and The Angler (?). Greyish buff stoneware, thrown, decorated with applied moulded reliefs, coated with dark brown dip on the upper and lower part of the sides, and salt-glazed, height, whole, 27.3 cm, dated 1752.

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  • Accession Number: C.1205-1928
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 150
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 768 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 475.46kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 22/1

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18th Century ale houses applied British School brown cylindrical dated Fitz_AA Georgian glazed hostelry incised inn jar London Pottery moulded Pickle jar pottery relief relief decoration reliefs salt-glazed saltglaze stoneware tavern thrown vessel

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