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Jug

Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    1820-1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    C. & J. Mason (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ironstone painted in underglaze enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs A. B. Woodcroft

  • Museum number:

    449A-1903

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 29, shelf 2

Physical description

Jug of ironstone painted in underglaze enamels and gilded. 'Hydra' shape and eight-sided with a swelling body, narrow neck and expanding mouth. Painted with flowering plants in red and blue. The loop handle is in the form of a serpent painted green and brown.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

1820-1840 (made)

Artist/maker

C. & J. Mason (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Ironstone painted in underglaze enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'PATENT IRONSTONE CHINA' forming a circular stamp
impressed to base

'7'
painted in red to base

Dimensions

Height: 13.6 cm, Diameter: 10.6 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with 449-1903.

Descriptive line

Jug of ironstone painted in underglaze enamels and gilded, probably C. & J. Mason, Staffordshire, 1820-1840.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Plants; Serpents

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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