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

Jug

ca. 1934 (made), ca. 1934 (designed)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Jug of grey stoneware. Thrown, cylindrical body, constricted at neck, pulled lip, loop handle. Hand-painted decoration of abstracted clouds and leaves in orange, grey, green, brown and black enamels.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Stoneware, thrown, glazed, hand-painted in enamels
Brief description
Jug, stoneware, thrown, with hand-painted decoration, designed by A. E. Gray & Co. Ltd. ca. 1934, made by Pearson & Co., Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, ca. 1934
Physical description
Jug of grey stoneware. Thrown, cylindrical body, constricted at neck, pulled lip, loop handle. Hand-painted decoration of abstracted clouds and leaves in orange, grey, green, brown and black enamels.
Dimensions
  • Height: 13.2cm
  • Diameter: 12.5cm
Marks and inscriptions
Galleon, above 'HANDPAINTED', below 'GREY'S POTTERY, MADE IN STOKE-ON-TRENT, ENGLAND' (Gray's Pottery printed mark)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Michael Franklin
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.272-1987

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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