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Ginger jar: AAL.12 & A-2021

Object information

Current Location: Mezzanine Landing


Manufacturer: Carlton Ware
Designer: Elmer, Violet




Earthenware ginger jar and cover, decorated with painted enamel patterns and gilded, ‘Floral comets’ pattern.

Legal notes

Lent by the Keatley Trust

Place(s) associated

  • Stoke-on-Trent ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Lent (2021-12-01) by Keatley Trust


20th Century#
Circa 1929 - 1931

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AAL.12 & A-2021
Primary reference Number: 308072
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Audit data

Created: Monday 14 March 2022 Updated: Monday 14 March 2022 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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