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Jug and cover

Jug and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century or early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Red stoneware (<i>rosso antico</i> ware)

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 32, shelf 4 []

Physical description

Jug of red stoneware (rosso antico ware) with pear-shaped body, trefoil mouth with cover conforming in shape, foliated loop handle rising above the mouth. The knob of the cover is of wood.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)


late 18th century or early 19th century (made)


Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Red stoneware (rosso antico ware)

Marks and inscriptions



Height: 25.1 cm, Diameter: 12.4 cm

Descriptive line

Jug and cover of red stoneware (rosso antico ware), made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, late 18th or early 19th century


Stoneware; Wood


Ceramics; Stoneware


Ceramics Collection

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