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Cream jug: C.99-2015

Object information

Maker(s)

Unidentified Staffordshire factory (Factory)

Description

Off-white stoneware, slip-cast, with applied handle, and salt-glaze. The jug has a roughly oval base with scalloped edges, slightly depressed bulbous sides, which are lightly fluted, and a short neck with a projecting lip and scalloped rim. The ear-shaped handle is reeded and has a pinched kick at the lower end. The sides are decorated with six integrally cast slanting garlands of flowers and foliage in relief.

Notes

History note: 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

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.2 cm
Length: 8.2 cm

Relative size of this object

8.2 cm8.2 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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
Circa 1750 CE - 1765 CE

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Surface composed of salt-glaze Jug

Materials used in production

off-white Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Salt-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 48
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.99-2015
Primary reference Number: 206789
Old object number: 48
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.99-2006
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Tuesday 15 September 2015 Updated: Thursday 24 September 2015 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Cream jug" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/206789 Accessed: 2022-06-30 12:03:36

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