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Jug

Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Torquay (made)

  • Date:

    1869-1876 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Watcombe Pottery Co. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, partly glazed and painted with black enamel and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3728-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 33, shelf 1

Physical description

Jug of red earthenware, partly glazed and painted with black enamel and gilded. In the form of an ancient Greek oinochoe, with a female mask at the base of the handle, and horizontal bands of black and gold.

Place of Origin

Torquay (made)

Date

1869-1876 (made)

Artist/maker

Watcombe Pottery Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, partly glazed and painted with black enamel and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'WATCOMBE / TORQUAY'
Maker's mark impressed on base

'2669'
Painted on base

'S'

Dimensions

Height: 26 cm, Diameter: 11.1 cm

Object history note

Given by the Watcombe Terra Cotta Clay Company. Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.

Descriptive line

Jug of red earthenware, partly glazed and painted with black enamel and gilded, Watcombe Terra-Cotta Co., Torquay, 1869-1876.

Labels and date

Jug
made by Watcombe Terra-Cotta Co., Torquay , Devon, England,

3728-1901 Given by the Watcombe Terracotta Clay Company [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Enamel

Techniques

Glazed; Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Mask

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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