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Jug

Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Hanley (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    J. & C. Whitehead (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:

    C.55-1947

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case I, shelf 2

Physical description

Water ewer of lead-glazed earthenware. Gadrooned pedestal base, hollow underneath. Gadrooned inverted pear-shaped body. Narrow neck, expanding to an irregularly waved lip. Crossed celery-stalk handles with flowers and leaves in relief where they join the body.

Place of Origin

Hanley (made)

Date

ca. 1795 (made)

Artist/maker

J. & C. Whitehead (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware

Dimensions

Height: 24.1 cm

Descriptive line

Water ewer of lead-glazed earthenware, probably made by J. & C. Whitehead, Hanley, ca. 1795

Labels and date

Jug
Made at the Leeds Pottery, Leeds, Yorkshire, about 1785
Lead-glazed earthenware

C.55-1947 [23/05/2008]

Materials

Lead glaze; Earthenware

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Leaves; Gadroon

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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