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made at Portobello, Midlothian

Postcard of Jug.
000-180-000-401-C
© National Museums Scotland

Jug

This stoneware jug is was made at the pottery of A W Buchan & Company at Portobello in Midlothian. It dates from the early 20th century.

The jug is covered with a transparent colourless glaze.

Buchan's Waverley Pottery grew out of 18th-century Portobello potteries. The firm became Murray and Brown in 1867 and by 1882 was called A. W. Buchan & Co. The firm continued at Portobello until 1972 when it moved to Crieff. It is famous for its Portobello thistle ware.


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Online ID: 000-180-000-401-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0504: National Museums Scotland Part 2
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1966.783
Date: Early 20th cent
Early 20th century
Material: Stoneware. Inscription: A.W. BUCHAN & Co. in arched formation above PORTOBELLO impressed
Dimensions: 6.50" H x 6.50" D
What:
Subject:
Who: A.W. Buchan and Co., Portobello (Maker)
Where: Scotland, Midlothian, Edinburgh, Portobello
Event:
Description: Cream-coloured stoneware jug covered with a transparent colourless glaze, marked A.W. Buchan and Co., Portobello, early 20th century
References:
  • www.crieff.co.uk/pottery 
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