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Cream jug

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (probably, made)
    Yorkshire (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1810-1815 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black basalt, moulded and glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3661-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 12, shelf 3

Physical description

Cream jug of black basalts ware, moulded in low relief and decorated on either side with an applied figure of Jupiter with an eagle. Of oval section with a curved projecting lip and foliated loop handle. The body is divided into panels and the shoulder and lower portion are decorated with bands of acanthus foliage.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (probably, made)
Yorkshire (possibly, made)

Date

1810-1815 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Black basalt, moulded and glazed

Marks and inscriptions

'BARKER'
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 cm, Length: 13.3 cm

Descriptive line

Cream jug of black basalts ware, moulded in low relief, possibly made by Barker, probably Staffordshire or possibly Yorkshire, 1810-1815.

Labels and date

Cream jug with reliefs depicting Jupiter with an eagle
made by Barker, StaffordshireYorkshire, 1810-15
Mark: 'BARKER', impressed
Black Basalt with glazed interior

3661-1901 Jermyn Street Collection

Possibly made by one of the potters named Barker working the Low Pottery at Rawmarsh, Yorkshire. [23/05/2008]

Production Note

Possibly made by one of the potters named Barker working the Low Pottery at Rawmarsh, Yorkshire.

Materials

Black basalt

Techniques

Glazed; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Eagles (birds); Acanthus

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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