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Jug: C.10-2015

Object information


Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery (Pottery)


Redware with applied white reliefs

Red earthenware, thrown, with applied lip and handle, decorated with mould-applied sprigs coloured with cobalt oxide and white slip under lead-glaze. The pear-shaped jug stands on a low foot. It has a sparrow-beak lip and a loop handle of D section with a leaf-shaped kick at the lower end. On the front there are four plant sprigs, touched with blue. Both sides of the rim are encircled by a slip band, and there is a splash of slip on the top of the handle.


History note: Charles J. Lomax Collection. Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor, St Andrew's, Fife; Sir Ivor died on 24 April 2005; on loan since 2006 (Syndicate of 30 January)

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest through the Art Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.8 cm
Width: 9.1 cm

Relative size of this object

9.1 cm9.8 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2015-04-27) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady


Second quarter of 18th century
George II
Circa 1730 - 1745

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt oxide Body Reliefs

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular off-white paper stick-on-label, printed in green to resemble a Staffordshire slipware dish with a bust of King Charles in the Boscobel oak tree and criss-cross border interrupted at the bottom with the collectors name . Across the tree is a panel held by a lion and unicorn with the number hand-written on it

  • Text: LOMAX COLLECTION printed with 5.G hand-written
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in green and hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.10-2015
Primary reference Number: 201358
Old object number: 138
Old loan number: AAL.10-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 26 May 2015 Updated: Monday 14 May 2018 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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