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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 with silver mounts
Dimensions:
Overall: 8 5/8 x 6 1/2 x 6 in. (21.9 x 16.5 x 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 (for registration marking system, see Geoffrey Godden, New Handbook of British Pottery & Porcelain Marks, 1999, p. 169).
2] Watcombe/Torquay.

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

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