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Jug: C.38B-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Production: Rye Pottery




Earthenware 'hop jug', with moulded and applied decoration under green and brown flecked lead (?) glazes.

Earthenware with moulded and applied decoration under green and brown flecked lead (?) glazes. Squat ovoid body with pronounced shoulder, cylindrical neck, pinched at the front to form a lip, and strap handle. A wreath of hops and leaves runs round the body on and just below the shoulder. The neck is incised on one side 'J.W.L. Glaisher' and on the other '1899', The body is brown; the hops, green.


History note: Made for the testator, who visited the pottery in 1899.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 22.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Rye ⪼ Sussex ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 19th Century
Production date: AD 1899

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rye/Pottery/F. Mitchell/1899 /Sussex
  • Location: In base
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: J.W.L. Glaisher
  • Location: On the neck
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 1899
  • Location: On the neck
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.38B-1928
Primary reference Number: 74756
Old object number: 1057
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 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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