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Jug: C.11-1977

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Designer: Lurçat, Jean
Pottery: St Vincens Pottery




Red earthenware, thrown, covered with thin and uneven tin-glaze, and decorated with a blue stencils. The ovoid body flares upwards to a wide rim with a pinched lip; sturdy applied loop handle. The sides are decorated with a continuous fries of stylized dancing figures.
The red body shows through in places, where the glaze is uneven.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Keith Baynes

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 14.2 cm
Height: 16.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Perpignan ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1977) by Baynes, Keith


20th Century, third quarter#
Circa 1951 CE - 1966 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of blue pigment ( probably cobalt)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: II DESSIN J. LURÇAT, Saint Vicens, BB 93/100
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in black
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: gold shield-shaped label stuck to base

  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in black
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.11-1977
Primary reference Number: 94607
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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