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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jackfield (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1871 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Maw & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with incised decoration and glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3403-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case K1, shelf 4

Physical description

Vase of earthenware covered with a streaked light and dark blue glaze. Bulbous body with a narrow neck, expanding mouth and two loop handles in the forms of dragons.

Place of Origin

Jackfield (made)

Date

ca. 1871 (made)

Artist/maker

Maw & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with incised decoration and glazed

Marks and inscriptions

'Maw & Co'
Maker's mark impressed on base

'No.18'
Shape number impressed on base

Dimensions

Height: 17.7 cm, Width: 13 cm with handles

Object history note

Given by Messrs. Maw.

Descriptive line

Vase of earthenware covered with a streaked blue glaze, made by Maw & Co., Benthall Works, Jackfield, ca. 1871.

Labels and date

Vase
Made by Maw & Co., Benthall Works, Jackfield, Shropshire, England, 1871
Earthenware with incised decoration

3403-1901 Given by Messrs Maw & Co, formerly in the Jermyn Street Colln [23/05/2008]

Production Note

Made in the Benthall Works, Jackfield.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Glazed; Incised

Subjects depicted

Dragons

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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