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Hunting jug

  • Place of origin:

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

  • Date:

    1825 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware

  • Museum number:


  • 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)


1825 (dated)



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]


Stoneware; Salt glaze


Glazing (coating); Moulding; Incising

Subjects depicted

Horses (animals); Hounds; Windmills


Ceramics; Stoneware


Ceramics Collection

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