Jug, Ceres Pattern
Matte blue stoneware
Patented April 26th 1851
7 7/8 x 5 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. (20.0 x 14.6 x 13.3 cm) (show scale)
On base: Standard registry diamond molded and applied “EDWD WALLEY,/VILLA POTTERY,/COBRIDGE,/APRIL 26th, 1851,”.
“IV” impressed at top of registry diamond and “CERES” impressed at bottom of registry diamond indicating pattern name.
Partially impressed double digit production number below registry diamond: “9”, second digit illegible.
Small white rectangular adhesive label applied to inner mouth of jug marked “272”
Gift of Gretchen Adkins
Tall matt blue stoneware molded jug in Rococo revival style with symmetrical curvilinear lip and bulge at center of vessel, body decorated with wheat sheaf decoration, molded and applied C shape handle in form of a tree branch, inside glazed.
Condition: good, crack across base with historic adhesive repair and glue residue to lower body.
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Edward Walley, Villa Pottery (1845-1865). Jug, Ceres Pattern, Patented April 26th 1851. Matte blue stoneware, 7 7/8 x 5 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. (20.0 x 14.6 x 13.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Gretchen Adkins, 2000.126.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2000.126.4_view1.jpg)
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