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Harvest jug: GL.C.64-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Earthenware, slip-coated with incised decoration under lead glaze. On the front, a shield-shaped panel with the inscription 'Success to the Plough Revd D Evans'. Above, two flags with the words 'Peace' and 'Plenty'. At the sides, large branches with flowers and foliage. Below the handle, in a heart-shaped panel, the inscription 'Out of the Earth I first was dug, and to the Potter brought, and from a lump of clay was form'd as pleas'd his skilful thought, but now a servent unto you my friends to carry Beer to cheer your hearts and make you sing and Jovial Pass the year, September 9 1817'.

Notes

History note: Theodore Charbonnier, Lynton; Purchased by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, 1912

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 28.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 19th Century
George III
Production date: dated AD 1817 : dated

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: in a shield-shaped panel

  • Text: 'Success to the Plough Revd D Evans' and in two flags 'Peace' and 'Plenty'
  • Location: On the front
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: in a heart-shaped panel

  • Text: Out of the Earth I first was dug, and to the Potter brought, and from a lump of clay was form'd as pleas'd his skilful thought, but now a servent unto you my friends to carry Beer to cheer your hearts and make you sing and Jovial Pass the year, September 9 1817
  • Location: Below the handle
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GL.C.64-1928
Primary reference Number: 77093
Old object number: R.825
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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