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Cream jug: C.508-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery

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Description

White salt glazed stoneware cream/milk jug, decorated in scratch-blue with flowers

Off-white stoneware, thrown, with applied handle, decorated in scratch blue before salt-glazing. Small, with a pear shaped body with a projecting lip and wavy rim standing on a flat base. The loop handle has a ridge down the middle. The front is decorated with a stylized plant with foliage and buds on the left and a large flower on the right.

Notes

History note: Bought from Mr Wordingham of Cambridge, for £6.10s. on 12 February 1921 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, Mid
George II
Production date: circa AD 1750

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt oxide
Surface composed of salt-glaze
Of Mouth Diameter 5.3 cm
Total Width 7.7 cm
Body
Handle

Materials used in production

white Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Salt-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: faint

  • Text: 3743. 'Salt glaze cream jug [...] February 12 1921
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.508-1928
Primary reference Number: 75338
Old object number: 3743
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 3 November 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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