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Vintage Jug, 1854–55

This is a Jug. It was workshop of Joseph Angell III. It is dated 1854–55 and we acquired it in 1936. Its medium is raised, cast, and applied gilt silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Louise B. Scott. It is credited Gift of Louise B. Scott.

  • Drawing (France)
  • recto: red chalk on white laid paper; verso: black chalk, graphite.
  • 1931-64-242

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 31.5 x 12.5 x 12.5 cm (12 3/8 x 4 15/16 x 4 15/16in.)

It has the following markings

Maker's mark (JFA in shaped shield), lion passant, Queen's head, leopard's head, and date letter "T" for 1854-5.

Cite this object as

Vintage Jug, 1854–55; Workshop of Joseph Angell III (English, ca.1816–ca.1891); England; raised, cast, and applied gilt silver; H x W x D: 31.5 x 12.5 x 12.5 cm (12 3/8 x 4 15/16 x 4 15/16in.); Gift of Louise B. Scott; 1936-21-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Shock of the Old: Christopher Dresser.

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