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Jug - Grey goose nursery rhyme jug

Grey goose nursery rhyme jug

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1800 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    earthenware, moulded and painted in underglaze colours (prattware)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 30, shelf 1

Physical description

Jug, glazed earthenware; moulded in low relief on a whitish ground with peasant figures and dogs, partly coloured; round the neck are bands of floral and ribbon ornament, also in relief and partly coloured.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (probably, made)


ca.1800 (made)

Materials and Techniques

earthenware, moulded and painted in underglaze colours (prattware)


Height: 12.7 cm, Diameter: 9.8 cm

Object history note

Given by Spencer George Perceval, Esq.

Descriptive line

Jug, 'Grey Goose nursery rhyme', earthenware, English, about 1800

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Lewis, John and Griselda, Pratt ware: English and Scottish relief decorated and underglaze coloured earthenware 1780-1840 (Antique Collectors' Club: 2006). p.181.




Moulded; Painted


Ceramics; Pratt ware

Production Type

Mass produced


Ceramics Collection

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