jug

manufacturer: unknown

circa 1820-circa 1840
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Description
jug, moulded with handle and pouring lip, of rustic form and featuring four figures (two male and two female) allegoric of the four seasons. Well moulded and coloured with on glaze enamels, the foot of the jug features scrolled acanthus beneath the right foot of each figure and the handle is in the form of a gnarled branch. The enamels include crimson, brown, green, yellow, blue and black and areas are highlighted with gilded. Fruit, flowers, wheat, and a warm coat are employed to allude to the seasons.
Maker and role
manufacturer: unknown
Production place
Staffordshire potteries district, Staffordshire, England
Production date
circa 1820-circa 1840
Media description
earthenware, glazed
Measurements
96 x 60 x 94 mm
Measurement details
height: 96mm
width: 60mm
depth: 94mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A0193

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