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Jug: C.314-1928

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

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Lead-glazed earthenware jug covered with dark red slip, with decoration cut through it, before the application of a yellow glaze. Pear shaped with flaring mouth and loop handle. On the front is a stag running, with its neck 'broken' by a band running round the body of the jug. Above the band, to the right of the stag's head, is the date '1728'

Notes

History note: Acquired by J. W. L. Glaisher, Buxton, 1924

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 15 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second quarter of 18th century
George II
Production date: AD 1727 : dated

Components of the work

Of Mouth Diameter 8.5 cm

Materials used in production

red Slip coating
yellow Glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Slip coating
Glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1727
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Incised through slip
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.314-1928
Primary reference Number: 74423
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 27 June 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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