Piggin

ca. 1680-1700 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Piggin of buff-coloured earthenware, lead-glazed with slip decoration. Cylindrical, with flat base and branching handle rising above the rim. The decoration consists of trefoils connected by dotted and serrated looped bands. On the handle are the initials 'K S.'


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Lead-glazed earthenware with slip decoration with impressed devices
Brief Description
Piggin of buff earthenware covered and decorated with white and brown slips, English (Staffordshire), about 1680-1700.
Physical Description
Piggin of buff-coloured earthenware, lead-glazed with slip decoration. Cylindrical, with flat base and branching handle rising above the rim. The decoration consists of trefoils connected by dotted and serrated looped bands. On the handle are the initials 'K S.'
Dimensions
  • Height: 10.2cm
  • Diameter: 12.4cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'KS' (on handle)
Gallery Label
  • Piggin (butter dish) Made in Staffordshire, about 1700 On the handle are the initials 'KS' Lead-glazed earthenware, slip decoration 4715-1901 Jermyn Street Collection (formerly Enoch Wood Collection)(23/05/2008)
  • Piggin (butter dish), Staffordshire, 1680-1700(2010 (TAB))
Credit line
Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street
Object history
Jermyn Street Collection (formerly Enoch Wood Collection)
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
4715-1901

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record createdMarch 31, 2008
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