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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Glass, Room 131

Water Jug

1848 (design registered)
Place of origin

Water jug, England (Stourbridge), made by W. H. B. & J. Richardson, 1848

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Enamelled glass
Brief description
Water jug, England (Stourbridge), made by W. H. B. & J. Richardson, 1848
  • Height: 23.5cm
Marks and inscriptions
'RICHARDSON'S VITRIFIED' and design registration mark, enamelled (Design registration and maker's mark)
Gallery label
Though not by a known designer, the manufactures were here well aware of the importance placed by certain critics on 'appropriate' ornament - here water-lilies decorate a water-jug.
Subject depicted
Bibliographic reference
Bryant, Julius. Art and Design for all: The Victoria and Albert Museum . London: V&A publishing, 2011. ISBN 978 1 85177 666 5
Other number
9252 - Glass gallery number
Accession number

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Record createdDecember 13, 1997
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