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Jug: C.1291-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Pottery: Pickleherring Pottery (Possibly)
Pottery: Montague Close Pottery (Possibly)

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Description

Dark buff earthenware, thrown, with applied handle, tin-glazed dull white, and painted in blue. The jug has a bulbous body, a cylindrical neck, and a vertically-grooved handle, and stands on a low incurved foot. The rim has a silver mount. The body is decorated with stylized flowers, foliage and fruit, with a border of slanting lines below the junction of the neck, which is decorated with false gadrooning. The silver mount has indications of a hinge to attach a cover, and is decorated with a band of scrolling foliage.

Notes

History note: Puttick & Simpson, London, 31 October, 1916, lot 129; bought by the head porter, Adams, for Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.5 cm
Height: 6 1/8 in

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 17th century
Charles I
Commonwealth
Circa 1640 CE - 1660 CE

Note

Probably made in Southwark, rather than Aldgate as proposed by Noël Hume

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt
Mount composed of silver
Body
Handle
Silver Mount

Materials used in production

dark buff Earthenware
dull white Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1291-1928
Primary reference Number: 71737
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 28 January 2019 Last processed: Monday 26 September 2022

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

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