Jug

ca. 1635-1670 (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

'Metropolitan' slip ware jug, lead-glazed earthenware with slip decoration. Red earthenware, with decoration in white slip under a yellow glaze. Ovoid body with wide cylindrical mouth, portions of which, together with the loop handle, are missing. The body is decorated with heart-shaped devices enclosing stars and separated by chevrons, below a row of scrolls; round the neck is a row of stars.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Lead-glazed earthenware with slip decoration
Brief Description
'Metropolitan' slip ware jug, lead-glazed earthenware slip decoration, Harlow, ca. 1635-1670
Physical Description
'Metropolitan' slip ware jug, lead-glazed earthenware with slip decoration. Red earthenware, with decoration in white slip under a yellow glaze. Ovoid body with wide cylindrical mouth, portions of which, together with the loop handle, are missing. The body is decorated with heart-shaped devices enclosing stars and separated by chevrons, below a row of scrolls; round the neck is a row of stars.
Dimensions
  • Taken from register height: 9in
  • Taken from register diameter: 5 5/8in
Gallery Label
  • Jug Made in Harlow, Essex, about 1600-1650 Lead-glazed earthenware with slip decoration, 'Metropolitan' slip ware. 1448-1901 Found in Golden Lane.(23/05/2008)
  • Jug, Harlow, Essex, 1600-50(2010 (TAB))
Credit line
Bought
Object history
Found in Golden Lane, London.
Production
Found in London.
Collection
Accession Number
1448-1901

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record createdMarch 31, 2008
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