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Cream jug: C.6-1999

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Maker(s)

Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery (Pottery)

Description

Cream, brown, and blue, lead-glazed agateware cream jug, with three paw feet.

Cream jug. Cream, brown, and blue, lead-glazed agateware, press-moulded. Of piriform silver-shape, with shaped rim, loop handle, and three paw feet with a lion's mask at the junction of each with the body.

Notes

History note: Messrs A.F. Allbrook, Essex,from whom purchased in April 1977 by Sir Ivor Batchelor; Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Legal notes

Given by Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1999-01-18) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady

Dating

Mid-18th Century
George II
Circa 1750 CE - 1760 CE

Note

This three-legged jug form was copied from silver cream or milk jugs. It was also produced in Vincennes and Sèvres porcelain.

School or Style

Rococo

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing : Cream, brown, and blue, lead-glazed agateware.

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.6-1999
Primary reference Number: 28514
Entry form number: 101
Old object number: 38
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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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