1750 - 1775
195 mm (Height) x 150 mm (Width) x 90 mm (Diameter)
Place of origin
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Benthall Hall, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
Black glazed red earthenware baluster jug raised on circular foot, sparrows beak spout, plain handle with shaped terminal. Hand painted in coloured enamels with floral sprays to both sides, a wine label painted below spout containing initials. Inscribed with “EI” Made circa 1750 - 1775, Jackfield.
Made in Ironbridge, Shropshire circa 1750 - 1775. Included on page 2 of the Inventory of Items On Loan To The National Trust For Benthall Hall dated 1st October 1963. Owned by Sir Arthur Paul Benthall (1902 – 1992). Bequeathed to the National Trust in the will of Sir Arthur Paul Benthall dated 28th July 1983. Accepted for ownership by the National Trust in 1993 following the death of Sir Arthur Paul Benthall in 1992.
Marks and inscriptions
On base: EI (initials cold enamelled)
Makers and roles
Jackfield Pottery, maker