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Jug

Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Tunstall (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1799-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William Adams & Sons Ltd. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Jasper dip ware with relief decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2559-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case K, shelf 4

Physical description

Jug of blue jasper dip ware with white reliefs of the four seasons; the mouth has a silver mount with uncertain mark. Nearly barrel-shaped with folaited loop handle and slight lip. The figures are in arched compartments iwht columns between them; round the mouth and shoulder are bands of foliated ornament.

Place of Origin

Tunstall (made)

Date

ca. 1799-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

William Adams & Sons Ltd. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Jasper dip ware with relief decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'ADAMS'
Impressed

Sheffield hallmarks for 1799-1800
On silver mount

Dimensions

Height: 21.6 cm, Diameter: 17.1 cm

Object history note

Jermyn Street Collection

Descriptive line

Jug with reliefs of the Four Seasons, jasper dip ware with silver mount, made by William Adams, Tunstall, ca. 1799-1800

Labels and date

Jug with reliefs of the Four Seasons
Made by William Adams, Tunstall, Staffordshire, about 1799-1800
Mark: 'ADAMS', impressed
Jasperware

2559-1901 Jermyn Street Collection

The silver mount has Sheffield hallmarks for 1799-1800 [23/05/2008]

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Relief

Subjects depicted

Foliation (pattern); Figures

Categories

Ceramics; Jasperware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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