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Milk jug: C.481-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Staffordshire factory

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Description

Red dry-bodied stoneware, press-moulded, with applied handle and three feet. Of silver shape, with angular reeded strap handle, and three paw feet with lion's masks at their junction with the body. Decorated on each side with an 'Indian Boy' amongst waving vine stems and foliage.

Notes

History note: Mr Stoner, London, from whom bought for £4 on 15 May 1913 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.4 cm
Width: 9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, third quarter#
George II or George III
Circa 1755 - 1765

Note

The design on the exterior is known as 'Indian Boy' pattern. It also occurs on red stoneware jugs of similar form but with shells above the feet, and a crabstock handle.

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Body
Feet
Handle

Materials used in production

dry-bodied Red dry-bodied stoneware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.481-1928
Primary reference Number: 75242
Old object number: 3636
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 26 April 2022 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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