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Jug

Designer:
Christopher Dresser (British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Manufactory:
Watcombe Pottery Co.
Date:
ca. 1872–75
Culture:
British, Torquay
Medium:
Earthenware, silver mounts
Dimensions:
Overall: 8 5/8 × 6 1/2 × 6 in. (21.9 × 16.5 × 15.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
The Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund, 2007
Accession Number:
2007.68
Not on view
Marking: Stamped on base: [1] lozenge-shaped registration mark for 3 June 1872; [2] Watcombe / Torquay.

Stamped on the rim of the silver mounts: [1] crown (Sheffield town mark): [2] lion passant
3] duty mark of a head in profile; [4] G (date letter for 1874/75); [5] J / A.R. (?), partially erased (maker's mark)

Stamped on interior of the domed lid: [1] lion passant; [2] marker's mark: J / A.R.; [3] 6
[ Titus Omega , London, until 2007; sold to MMA ]
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