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Tankard

  • Place of origin:

    Fulham (made)

  • Date:

    1761 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fulham Pottery (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware, moulded and mottled

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:856-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 25, shelf 1

Physical description

Tankard of salt-glazed stoneware, cylindrical with a grooved loop handle, and decorated with reliefs moulded and applied, and the upper half is covered with a mottled brown glaze, and on the front, flanked by trees, is a square panel with a relief of a drinking party, and to the right is an arched panel with two busts and the words 'Wee Three Loggerheads', and on the left is a house, and below is a mounted huntsman and hounds pursuing a stag and impressed with printer's type the name 'G. Ieffrey' and date '1761'.

Place of Origin

Fulham (made)

Date

1761 (made)

Artist/maker

Fulham Pottery (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware, moulded and mottled

Marks and inscriptions

'Wee Three Loggerheads'

'G. Ieffrey'
Impressed on the side

'1761'
Date impressed below a hound on the bottom

Dimensions

Height: 20.6 cm, Diameter: 12.7 cm

Object history note

The drinking party is based on an engraving by William Hogarth entitled 'A Midnight Modern Conversation'.

Descriptive line

Tankard of salt-glazed stoneware, cylindrical with a grooved loop handle, and made by the Fulham Pottery, Fulham, 1761.

Materials

Salt-glazed stoneware; Salt glaze; Stoneware

Techniques

Moulded; Mottled

Subjects depicted

Hounds; Huntsmen; House; Stags; Trees

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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