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Cambridgeshire Election Jug: C.30-2006

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Cambridgeshire Election Jug

Maker(s)

Factory: Denby Pottery

Entities

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Description

Salt-glazed stoneware with brown dip, printed in black with inscriptions and busts of the successful Liberal candidates for Cambridgeshire in the Parliamentary election of 1906

Salt-glazed stoneware, with brown dip on the upper part , printed in black. Of squat ovoid shape with an escutcheon in relief on the front, a very broad trilobate mouth, and a strap handle with two vertical depressions and a rounded lower end. Decorated below the dipped area on the front with an inscription in black, ‘Memento of the Liberal Victories at the General Election/ in Cambridgeshire January 1906’ and over the escutcheon ‘The noblest/motive/is the /public good’. To the left are two bust portraits of the candidates, their name, constituency, and majority; E.S. Montague/West Cambs/Majority 513’ and’ S.G. Buckmaster/Borough/Majority 308’, and to the right, two more with similar inscriptions, C.D. Rose/East Cambs/Majority 783’ and’A.C. Beck/ North Cambs/Majority 1.045’.

Notes

History note: Private collection

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 15 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Denby ⪼ Derbyshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2006-07-17) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Early 20th century
Edward VII
Production date: AD 1906

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ceramic printing colour ( black)
Upper Part composed of brown dip
Spout-handle Length 18 cm

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff salt-glazed stoneware, moulded, with brown dip

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Memento of the Liberal Victories at the General Election/ in Cambridgeshire January 1906/The noblest/motive/is the /public good
  • Location: Below the dipped area and on front
  • Method of creation: Printed in black
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: E.S. Montague/West Cambs/Majority 513
  • Location: On extreme left of centre front below the first bust
  • Method of creation: Printed in black
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: S.G. Buckmaster/Borough/Majority 308
  • Location: On left of centre front
  • Method of creation: Printed in black
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: C.D. Rose/East Cambs/Majority 783
  • Location: To right of centre front
  • Method of creation: Printed in black
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: A.C. Beck/ North Cambs/Majority 1.045
  • Location: On extreme right of centre front
  • Method of creation: Printed in black
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: in oval outline with a scalloped edge, the first and last words curved to fit it

  • Text: BARRETT & SON, CHINA DEALERS,/30 MARKET PLACE, CAMBRIDGE
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Backstamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.30-2006
Primary reference Number: 131314
Entry form number: 818
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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