Puzzle Drinking Vessel

ca. 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

Puzzle drinking vessel in the shape of ring supporting five cups and a spout, of earthenware covered with a mottled brown glaze. The cups are uniformly thistle-shaped. Straight, upright spout.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Lead-glazed earthenware, the glaze containing iron and manganese
Brief Description
Lead-glazed earthenware puzzle drinking vessel, iron and manganese glaze. English, Staffordshire, ca. 1700
Physical Description
Puzzle drinking vessel in the shape of ring supporting five cups and a spout, of earthenware covered with a mottled brown glaze. The cups are uniformly thistle-shaped. Straight, upright spout.
Dimensions
  • Taken from register height: 10.2cm
  • Taken from register diameter: 24.1cm
Gallery Label
Puzzle drinking vessel Made in Staffordshire, about 1700 Lead-glazed earthenware, the glaze containing iron and manganese C.345-1919 Given by Lady Lister(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by Lady Lister
Object history
No.33 in the Sutton Collection.
Collection
Accession Number
C.345-1919

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record createdMarch 31, 2008
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