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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics

Ginger Jar

ca. 1926 (made)
Artist/Maker

Ginger jar with deer, ibex and ram, earthenware painted with enamel colours, designed by Susie Cooper, decorated by A. E. Gray & Co. Ltd., on a blank supplied by Lancaster & Sons Ltd., ca. 1926

Object details

Category
Object type
Materials and techniques
Earthenware painted with enamel colours
Brief description
Ginger jar with deer, ibex and ram, earthenware painted with enamel colours, designed by Susie Cooper, decorated by A. E. Gray & Co. Ltd., on a blank supplied by Lancaster & Sons Ltd., ca. 1926
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'Hand painted design by Susie Cooper' (printed)
  • monogram 6 (in blue enamel)
Gallery label
Ginger jar depicting a deer, an ibex and a ram Designed by Susie Cooper, decorated by A. E. Gray & Co. Ltd., on a blank supplied by Lancaster & Sons Ltd., about 1926 Marks: 'Hand painted design by Susie Cooper', printed and monogram '6' in blue enamel Earthenware painted with enamel colours C.193-1977 Given by Mrs R. W. Bailey (Joan Gray) A similar jar was exhibited by Gray's at the British Industries Fair in 1926 or 1927. The jar would originally have had a cover.(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by Mrs R. W. Bailey (Joan Gray)
Production
A similar jar was exhibited by Gray's at the British Industries Fair in 1926 or 1927. The jar would originally have had a cover.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.193-1977

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Record createdMarch 31, 2008
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