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Jug: C.1130-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Factory: Don Pottery (Probably)




White earthenware transfer-printed underglaze in blue and painted in red enamel. The jug has an ovoid body with a short straight-sided neck, curved lip, and loop handle. On the front are the words - insert as before within a circular frame of Chinese diaperwork. A similar border is inside and outside the neck. On the sides there are sprays of flowers. Earthenware printed underglaze in blue, and painted in red enamel with an inscription: 'He that calls here/shall have this full of Beer/that gave Milton/A Plumper'.


History note: W. R. Welbourne, 36 Stonegate, York, from whom purchased for £1.7s. 6d. (27/6) on 12 January 1911 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 16.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( red) cobalt-blue

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing : Lead-glazed earthenware transfer-printed underglaze in blue, and painted in red enamel

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1130-1928
Primary reference Number: 71391
Old object number: 3326
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 17 October 2023

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

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