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Jug, Cashmere Pattern

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Matte grey stoneware
  • Place Made: Cobridge, England
  • DATES Patented March 15th 1867
    DIMENSIONS 7 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 4 7/8 in. (18.7 x 14.0 x 12.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On base: standard molded registry diamond applied in the reverse. Makers name impressed in to molded circular ring around registry diamond: “CASHMERE. /13./W.B.COBRIDGE”. Two illegible production marks.
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2000.126.2
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Gretchen Adkins
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION William Brownfield (English, 1850-1870). Jug, Cashmere Pattern, Patented March 15th 1867. Matte grey stoneware, 7 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 4 7/8 in. (18.7 x 14.0 x 12.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Gretchen Adkins, 2000.126.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2000.126.2_mark.jpg)
    IMAGE mark, CUR.2000.126.2_mark.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White molded stoneware jug of baluster form with pinched neck, body with identical decoration on both sides consisting of truncated five petal flowers at top, the body centered with a large tear-drop containing centralized floral medallion, surrounded with a large border of symmetrical molded leaves, with applied handle formed by two entwined serpents. Condition: very good, small brown stain near inner spout.
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    William Brownfield (English, 1850-1870). <em>Jug, Cashmere Pattern</em>, Patented March 15th 1867. Matte grey stoneware, 7 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 4 7/8 in.  (18.7 x 14.0 x 12.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Gretchen Adkins, 2000.126.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2000.126.2_mark.jpg)