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Jug: C.314-1928

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)




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'


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


18th Century, second quarter#
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

Techniques used in production

Slip coating

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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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 27 June 2016 Last processed: Tuesday 17 October 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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