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Ginger Jar

1930 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Covered ginger jar, earthenware, with pale blue-grey glaze and hand-painted silver lustre motifs of stylised leaves or cotton bols.


Object details

Category
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Ginger Jar
  • Cover
Materials and techniques
earthenware with hand-painted lustre decoration
Brief description
Ginger jar and cover, earthenware, with handpainted lustre decoration of stylised leaves or cotton, designed by Louise Powell for Josiah Wedgwood and Sons, Etruria, ca. 1930
Physical description
Covered ginger jar, earthenware, with pale blue-grey glaze and hand-painted silver lustre motifs of stylised leaves or cotton bols.
Dimensions
  • Height: 140mm (Note: without cover)
  • Height: 160mm (Note: with cover)
  • Width: 130mm
  • Diameter: 80mm (Note: cover)
  • Height: 25mm (Note: cover)
Marks and inscriptions
WEDGWOOD / MADE IN ENGLAND / H' (Impressed on base), 'LP (monogram) / 5064' (Painted)
Credit line
V&A Wedgwood Collection. Presented by Art Fund with major support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, private donations and a public appeal.
Other numbers
  • 9615 - Wedgwood Museum Accession number
  • 9615a - Wedgwood Museum Accession number
Collection
Accession number
WE.9388:1&2-2014

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Record createdMarch 2, 2023
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