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Jug: EC.36-1943

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Maker(s)

Wood & Caldwell (Production)

Description

Unglazed earthenware jug. A frieze of cupids in relief around the body. The dull brown would turn blue when fired
Typical Wood and Caldwell sprigged ware, and so marked.

Notes

History note: Found at the sight of Woolworth's Shop, Burslem

Legal notes

Given by Stoke-on-Trent Museum in exchange for a copy of the Catalogue of the Glaisher Collection

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.2 cm
Width: 11.4 cm

Relative size of this object

11.4 cm10.2 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th-19th century
After 1791 - Before 1818 1818

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Unglazed Relief

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WOOD & CALDWELL
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Maker's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.36-1943
Primary reference Number: 76963
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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