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  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (printed)
    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware transfer-printed in black

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 35, shelf 1

Physical description

Jug of earthenware transfer-printed in black enamel, and barrel-shaped expanding slightly towards the foot and mouth, and with a projecting lip and loop handle. On each side are the Royal Arms of England as borne between 1714 and 1801, with supporters and trophies and the motto 'DIEU ET MON DROIT', and round the mouth is a border of oak-leaves and acorns. In front is a bunch of auriculas, carnation and vetch below a panel of rococo scrolls and foliage within which, painted in black, is the inscription 'E / W E / BRISTOL'.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (printed)
Staffordshire (made)


ca. 1795 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Earthenware transfer-printed in black

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed around the Royal Arms

'E [underlined] / W E / BRISTOL'
Painted in black


Height: 29.8 cm, Diameter: 18.7 cm

Object history note

Companion with jug 414:1142/A-1885 (Sch. II 374).

Descriptive line

Jug of earthenware transfer-printed in black enamel, barrel-shaped and with a projecting lip and loop handle, made in Staffordshire, printed at Liverpool, ca. 1795




Transfer printed

Subjects depicted

Trophies; Oak; Flowers; The Royal Arms; Scrolls; Foliage; Acorns


Ceramics; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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