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Jug - Lettuce Jug

Lettuce Jug

  • Object:

    Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    1856 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Minton (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:

    3563-1857

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 32, shelf 5

Physical description

Jug of lead-glazed earthenware. With raised lettuce leaves grounded in green. Handle decorated with ears of wheat.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

1856 (made)

Artist/maker

Minton (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware

Marks and inscriptions

Diamond registration mark

Maker's date code for 1856

Dimensions

Height: 25.4 cm, Diameter: 13.9 cm

Descriptive line

Jug of lead-glazed earthenware, made by Minton & Co., Stoke-on-Trent, 1856

Labels and date

Jug
Made by Minton & Co., Staffordshire, England, 1856
Mark: diamond registration mark for (? CHECK YEAR CODE AT TOP), maker's date code for 1856
Lead-glazed earthenware

3563-1857 [23/05/2008]

Materials

Lead glaze; Earthenware

Subjects depicted

Lettuce; Wheat; Leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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