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Jug

Artist: George Richardson

Date: 1651
Dimensions:
Overall: 24.5 x 17.8 x 16.5 cm (9 5/8 x 7 x 6 1/2 in.)
Medium: Red earthenware, slip, lead glaze, and thrown..
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:England, Kent, Wrotham
Object number: G83.1.551
DescriptionWrotham dated jug by George Richardson, with the bulbous body covered in a brown glaze and applied with medallions enclosing fleurs-de-lys, animals, and flowerheads. It is covered in a cream slip, and the lower part has shallow groves enriched with dots. The neck has a band of scrolling foliage and rosettes enclosing fleurs-de-lys, and the strap handle is enriched with dots.