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

Caledonian

Jug
ca. 1836 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Jug of earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze black. Squat shape with a tall flaring neck, wavy at the edge, and rococo handle. With a pattern of diagonally intersecting bands on the neck, and medallion patterns of similar bands on the body.


Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleCaledonian (series title)
Materials and techniques
Earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze black
Brief description
Jug of 'Caledonian' pattern, earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze black, made by Ridgway, Morley, Wear & Co. Shelton, ca. 1836
Physical description
Jug of earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze black. Squat shape with a tall flaring neck, wavy at the edge, and rococo handle. With a pattern of diagonally intersecting bands on the neck, and medallion patterns of similar bands on the body.
Dimensions
  • Height: 22.9cm
Marks and inscriptions
A shield with a ship, resting against an anchor, 'CALEDONIAN' on a ribbon, and 'RMW&CO.' (Transfer-printed in underglaze black)
Credit line
Given by H. T. G. Watkins
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.37-1945

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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