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Jug

Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Longport (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mayer - T. J. & J. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Parian porcelain and slip with moulded decoration, and glazed

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.864-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 19, shelf 4

Physical description

Jug of parian porcelain with moulded decoration. The body is made to appear as a tree trunk with peeling bark and a handle as a branch. On one side is a boy climbing up to reach a nest with baby birds, and on the other side is a boy sitting on a branch holding a nest on his knees. The bark has been coloured with a brown slip. Glazed inside.

Place of Origin

Longport (made)

Date

ca. 1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Mayer - T. J. & J. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Parian porcelain and slip with moulded decoration, and glazed

Marks and inscriptions

Patent Office 'diamond mark' printed on the base indicting a registration on July 2nd 1850

The Royal Arms with 'T.J.&J. Mayer's Patent / Dale Hall Pottery Longport'
Printed above and below the registration mark

A scroll with 'No. 56' and '30'
Moulded

Dimensions

Height: 17.1 cm, Diameter: 9.5 cm base

Descriptive line

Jug of parian porcelain with moulded decoration, made by T. J. & J. Mayer at Dale Hall Pottery, Longport, ca. 1850.

Production Note

Made at Dale Hall Pottery, Longport

Materials

Parian (porcelain); Slip

Techniques

Moulded; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Birds; Boys; Tree; Nest

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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