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Jackfield ware undecorated jug: C.1111-1928

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Jackfield ware undecorated jug


Dark earthenware mug with manganese iron glaze.

Bulbous jug, with wide flaring mouth, sharply-cut projecting lip, loop handle and spreading foot, glazed with a shiny black glaze.


History note: Bought c. 1895 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr. J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest, 1928

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


Mid-late 18th Century
Circa 1740 CE - Circa 1770 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze ( black)

Materials used in production

dark red/brown Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Thrown earthenware mug with manganese iron glaze.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1111-1928
Primary reference Number: 71330
Old object number: 1812
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 8 September 2015 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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