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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 142, The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Gallery


1950 (made)
Place of origin

Large jug painted with pairs of fish in brown on a grey-green ground.

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Stoneware, with painted decoration in iron on a pale greenish-grey glaze
Brief description
Jug by Michael Cardew; stoneware; British; 1950.
Physical description
Large jug painted with pairs of fish in brown on a grey-green ground.
  • Depth: 25.00cm
  • Height: 27.50cm
Marks and inscriptions
'MC' in monogram and Wenford Bridge seal, impressed
Object history
Acquisition details: see Circ.423-1950
Pottery: Wenford Bridge Pottery
Subject depicted
Bibliographic reference
Watson, Oliver. British Studio Pottery : the Victoria and Albert Museum Collection, Oxford : Phaidon, Christie's, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1990
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Record createdJanuary 14, 2000
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