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Milk-jug and cover
  • Milk-jug and cover
    Littler, William, born 1725 - died 1784
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Milk-jug and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Burslem (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760-1765 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Littler, William, born 1725 - died 1784 (maker)
    Wedgwood, Aaron (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware with a blue glaze and painted in oil-gilding

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:1010/&A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 8, shelf 6 []

Physical description

Milk-jug and cover of salt-glazed stoneware with a blue glaze, and painted in oil-gilding with a Chinese peony flower and foliage.

Place of Origin

Burslem (made)

Date

ca. 1760-1765 (made)

Artist/maker

Littler, William, born 1725 - died 1784 (maker)
Wedgwood, Aaron (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware with a blue glaze and painted in oil-gilding

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm, Diameter: 6 cm

Descriptive line

Milk-jug and cover of salt-glazed stoneware with a blue glaze, and painted in oil-gilding, probably made by Aaron Wedgwood, and possibly in partnership with William Littler, Burslem, ca. 1760-1765.

Production Note

William Littler possibly worked in partnership with Aaron Wedgwood ca.1760-1764.

Materials

Salt-glazed stoneware; Salt glaze; Stoneware

Techniques

Glazed; Oil-gilded; Painted

Subjects depicted

Bird; Peony; Flowers; Foliage

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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