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Jug, R. Cobden and R. Peel Pattern

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Blue glazed earthenware
  • Place Manufactured: England
  • DATES ca. 1839-1846
    DIMENSIONS 9 1/8 x 8 1/8 x 5 1/4 in. (23.2 x 20.6 x 13.3 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Unmarked Small blank white adhesive label on base
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2000.126.9
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Gretchen Adkins
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Jug, R. Cobden and R. Peel Pattern, ca. 1839-1846. Blue glazed earthenware, 9 1/8 x 8 1/8 x 5 1/4 in. (23.2 x 20.6 x 13.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Gretchen Adkins, 2000.126.9. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2000.126.9_view1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.2000.126.9_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Blue glazed relief-molded earthenware commemorative jug, symmetrical curvilinear lip, straight sided body, tapers inward above base, featuring a portrait of Sir Robert Peel, Bart. and the reverse with a portrait of Richard Cobden, M.P, the names impressed in swags below each portrait: “SIR.R.PEEL.BART.” “R.COBDEN.M.P”, surrounded with panels of stylized foliage. Applied squared C shape handle with vegetal decoration. Condition: very good, some minor firing imperfections.
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     <em>Jug, R. Cobden and R. Peel Pattern</em>, ca. 1839-1846. Blue glazed earthenware, 9 1/8 x 8 1/8 x 5 1/4 in.  (23.2 x 20.6 x 13.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Gretchen Adkins, 2000.126.9. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2000.126.9_view1.jpg)