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Mug: EC.30-1943

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Burslem pottery

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Description

Greyish-buff stoneware with brown dip on the upper part; handle missing

Greyish-buff stoneware, thrown, turned, and dipped brown on the upper part before salt-glazing. The mug is cylindrical with two turned raised bands above the base and an indented line below the rim. On one side there are the two stumps of the handle.

Notes

History note: Probably excavated at Burslem

Legal notes

Exchanged with Stoke-on-Trent Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Burslem ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Exchanged (1943) by The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

Dating

18th Century, Early#
George I
Production date: circa AD 1720 : date doubtful, possibly later

Components of the work

Upper Part composed of dip ( dark brown)
Surface composed of salt
Base Diameter 5.7 cm
Lower Part

Materials used in production

greyish-buff Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Greyish-buff stoneware, thrown and turned, the upper part dipped dark brown, before salt-glazing
Salt-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: MUG./BUFF BODY WITH A FERRUGINOUS WASH/TO WAIST. NO HANDLE. ABOUT 1720./ SEE VOL. CIX CONNOISSEUR. MARCH 1942./BURSLEM
  • Location: Loose inside mug
  • Method of creation: Typed
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.30-1943
Primary reference Number: 76937
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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