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Column

Column

  • Place of origin:

    Jackfield (made)

  • Date:

    1871 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Maw & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, moulded in relief and covered with white and yellow enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3416-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Architectural column of buff-coloured earthenware, moulded in relief and covered with white and yellow enamels. The abacus is moulded with egg-ornament and the bell of the capital with foliage. The shaft is baluster-shaped, and the upper part being twined about with laurel branches. The lower part is gadrooned and separated from the square plinth by a knop between two hollow mouldings and a band of cable moulding.

Place of Origin

Jackfield (made)

Date

1871 (made)

Artist/maker

Maw & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, moulded in relief and covered with white and yellow enamels

Dimensions

Height: 72.4 cm, Length: 8.3 cm base, Width: 8.3 cm base

Object history note

Given by Messrs. Maw. Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.

Descriptive line

Architectural column of buff-coloured earthenware, moulded in relief and covered with white and yellow enamels, made by Maw & Co., Benthall Works, Jackfield, 1871.

Labels and date

Column
made by Maw & Co. (Ltd), Benthall Works, Jackfield, Shropshire, England,

3416-1901 [23/05/2008]

Production Note

Made in the Benthall Works, Jackfield.

Materials

Earthenware; Enamels

Techniques

Moulded

Subjects depicted

Laurel; Baluster; Abacus; Gadrooned; Foliage

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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