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Jug

Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Coalport (made)

  • Date:

    1841 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Coalport Porcelain Factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in gilt over a blue glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Henrietta C. Hinton

  • Museum number:

    C.1008-1917

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 17, shelf 8

Physical description

Jug of porcelain painted in gilt over a blue glaze. Globular body with a loop handle and mouth pinched to form three lobes.

Place of Origin

Coalport (made)

Date

1841 (made)

Artist/maker

Coalport Porcelain Factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in gilt over a blue glaze

Marks and inscriptions

'All Friends round the Wrekin'
Painted in gold on the neck

A shield of arms with a crowned circular band inscribed 'Church, Queen & Constitution' [and below are the words] 'Shrewsbury 1841 / John Loxdale Esq. / Mayor / Hon. Thomas Kenyon. Chairman of the Qu. Sessions.'
Painted in gold on the front

'God Protect the Church: To record the Public Spirit Intefrity and principle which at the General Election Midsummer 1841 Restored Twelve Conservative Members to the County of Salop'
Painted in gold on one side

'God Speed the Plough / The Twelve Shropshire Members: Hill, Ormesley Gore, Darlington, Clive, Tomline, Disraeli, Botfield, Ackers, Forester, Gaskell, Whitmore, Pigot'
Painted in gold on one side

'Wildig Shrewsbury'
Painted in gold under the handle

Dimensions

Height: 27.9 cm, Diameter: 17.8 cm

Object history note

Made to commemorate the Shropshire Election of 1841.

Descriptive line

Jug of porcelain painted in gilt over a blue glaze, Coalport Porcelain Factory, Coalport, 1841

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded; Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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