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The Duke of Cumberland Jug

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1796 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    earthenware, moulded and painted in underglaze colours (prattware)

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by M. G. A. Graham

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Jug, earthenware with lead-glaze and decoration in relief. showing on one size William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland on his horse and on the other the mythical scene of Hercules slaying the Hydra.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (probably, made)


ca. 1796 (made)

Materials and Techniques

earthenware, moulded and painted in underglaze colours (prattware)

Object history note

Bequeathed by Malcolm G.A.Graham

Descriptive line

Jug, 'The Duke of Cumberland', earthenware, Staffordshire, about 1796

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.160.


Earthenware; Lead-glaze




Ceramics; Pratt ware

Production Type

Mass produced


Ceramics Collection

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