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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Milk Jug

ca. 1925-1930 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Milk jug of glazed earthenware painted and gilded. Cream-coloured and decorated with birds and flowers in colours and gold. With a handle and spout outlined in gold. Fretted gilt pattern below the rim.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Glazed earthenware painted and gilded
Brief description
Milk jug of glazed earthenware painted and gilded, designed and painted by Susie Cooper, made by A. E. Gray & Co. Ltd., England, ca. 1925-1930.
Physical description
Milk jug of glazed earthenware painted and gilded. Cream-coloured and decorated with birds and flowers in colours and gold. With a handle and spout outlined in gold. Fretted gilt pattern below the rim.
Dimensions
  • Height: 12.7cm
  • Width: 16.5cm
Marks and inscriptions
A. E. Gray & Co. Ltd. (Printed on the base)
Gallery label
Milk jug Designed & painted by Susie Cooper, made by A.E. Gray & Co. Ltd., England, about 1925-30 Glazed earthenware C. 195-1977 Given by Susie Cooper Pottery Ltd.(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by Susie Cooper Pottery Ltd.
Object history
Designed by Susie Cooper when working for A. E. Gray & Co. Ltd. between 1925 and 1930 before establishing her own factory at Burslem in 1930.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.195-1977

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Record createdMarch 31, 2008
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