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Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (probably, printed)
    Staffordshire (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware transfer-printed in black enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:1143-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 9, shelf 4

Physical description

Jug of earthenware transfer-printed in black enamel, and barrel-shaped with a spreading base and mouth, projecting lip and flat loop handle. On one side is a scene outside a farm with men and women dancing and celebrating Harvest Home. On the other side is a group of harvesters, two men seated, one eating bread and cheese, and a woman with a rake standing between them. In front is a wreathed medallion containing the painted initials 'J.M.'

Place of Origin

Liverpool (probably, printed)
Staffordshire (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware transfer-printed in black enamel

Marks and inscriptions

Circular tool [Impressed]

'J.M.'
In the wreathed medallion

Dimensions

Height: 23.5 cm, Diameter: 15.9 cm

Object history note

For an English printed cotton chintz with the same design, see CIRC.322-1959

Descriptive line

Jug of earthenware transfer-printed in black enamel, and barrel-shaped with a spreading base and mouth, projecting lip and flat loop handle, probably printed at Liverpool, probably made in Staffordshire, ca. 1790.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Transfer printed

Subjects depicted

Dancing; Medallion; Man; Farm; Women

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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