Jug, R. Cobden and R. Peel Pattern
Blue glazed earthenware
9 1/8 x 8 1/8 x 5 1/4 in. (23.2 x 20.6 x 13.3 cm) (show scale)
Small blank white adhesive label on base
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Gift of Gretchen Adkins
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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)
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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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