Jug (detail)

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Jug (detail)

This detail shows the base of an white glazed earthenware jug made by the Britannia Pottery Company Ltd in Glasgow. Dating from between 1920 and 1935, the jug is the smallest in a set of three. It is decorated with bunches of fruit.

The maker's mark shows Britannia surrounded by the text, 'BRITANNIA POTTERY COY. LTD/GLASGOW', the pattern name, 'LANARK' and 'Made in Scotland'.

The Britannia Pottery Company Ltd bought over the business of Arnold J Fleming's Brittannia Pottery in 1920.

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Online ID: 000-100-103-844-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MEK 127
Date: 1920 - 1935
Between 1920 and 1935
Material: White glazed earthenware. Inscription: LANARK / BRITANNIA POTTERY COY. LTD / GLASGOW / Made in Scotland
Dimensions: 115 mm H[?] x 102 mm D (base)
What: Jug
Subject: Post-medieval pottery and porcelain (NMAS Classification)
Who: Britannia Pottery Co. Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland (Maker)
Where: Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Description: White glazed earthenware jug with green edges and handle, and with black-outlined bunches of fruit on the sides, smallest of a set of three made by Britannia Pottery Co. Ltd of Glasgow, 1920 - 1935
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