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Jug: C.3-1997

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Swinton Pottery (Possibly)




Cramware, sponged with manganese and painted with green and yellow coloured glazes. Approximately pear-shaped with projecting spout, and loop handle, standing on a footring. The spout and handle are flanked by a green and a yellow stripe, and the rest of the exterior is mottled in manganese. The glaze inside is speckled.


History note: Messrs. A.F. Allbrook, Essex, from whom purchased in October 1987 by Sir Ivor Batchelor; Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Legal notes

Given by Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.3 cm
Width: 9.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Swinton ⪼ Yorkshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1997-01-20) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady


18th Century, Late
George III
Circa 1775 CE - 1800 CE


Possibly made at Swinton Pottery or at Belfast

Components of the work

Decoration composed of manganese-oxide ( sponged on)

Materials used in production

cream Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing : Creamware decorated with sponging in manganese-oxide underglaze and green and yellow lead-glazes

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3-1997
Primary reference Number: 74497
Old object number: 148
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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