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Hunting jug

  • Place of origin:

    Denby (possibly, made)
    Belper (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1825 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware

  • Museum number:

    C.109-1987

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 7, shelf 2

Physical description

Buff-coloured hunting jug with band of hunting figures in relief on lower part of the body, larger rural figures and windmill above. 'Robert & Lucy Bancroft Derby June 29 1825' is incised near the handle. The rim undulates from the edges of the spout around the neck.

Place of Origin

Denby (possibly, made)
Belper (possibly, made)

Date

1825 (dated)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware

Marks and inscriptions

'Robert & Lucy Bancroft Derby June 29 1825'

Descriptive line

Hunting jug inscribed 'Robert & Lucy Bancroft Derby June 29 1825', salt-glazed stoneware, made in Denby or Belper, dated 1825

Labels and date

Hunting jug
Made in DenbyBelper, dated 1825
Inscribed: 'Robert & Lucy Bancroft Derby June 29 1825'
Salt-glazed stoneware

C.109-1987 [23/05/2008]

Materials

Stoneware; Salt glaze

Techniques

Glazing (coating); Moulding; Incising

Subjects depicted

Horses (animals); Hounds; Windmills

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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