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Jug

Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    first half of 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with applied reliefs, painted in copper lustre and slip

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3945-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Jug of dark red earthenware, covered outside partly with copper lustre and partly with light blue slip, and inside with white slip, and decorated with applied devices in relief painted in purple lustre and colours. In front are the royal arms as borne from 1802 to 1837. Flattened bulbous body, ribbed cylindrical neck, expanding rim, twisted loop handle in the form of a snake. On either side of the arms, which are set on the front of the body, are a leopard entwined by a snake, and a lion encountering three dogs.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

first half of 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with applied reliefs, painted in copper lustre and slip

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm, Diameter: 12.7 cm

Object history note

Given by Mrs. Bury Palliser. Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.

Descriptive line

Jug, earthenware with applied reliefs painted with copper lustre and slip, Staffordshire, first half of 19th century

Materials

Earthenware; Lustre; Slip

Techniques

Applied work; Painted

Subjects depicted

Snakes; Lions; Coats of arms; Leopards; Dogs

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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