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A small “Jackfield” type baluster shape mug. c.1765-1785


A finely potted “Jackfield” type small baluster shape mug. Black glazed earthenware, probably Staffordshire c.1765-1785.

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A small baluster shaped earthenware mug, with an opaque “Jackfield” type black glaze. Plain simple strap handle without terminals. The foot is slightly flared with a turned shallow recessed base. Probably Staffordshire, rather than Jackfield in Shropshire.

This is a finely potted example of a fairly uncommon form in this early ware (called “Shining black” by the potters who made it).

Pot ID: AP/605
Dimensions: 100mm highest to top of rim.
Net Weight (grams): 140

Condition Report:
A short tight hairline from rim on obverse side (approximately 30mm to 40mm long).

Weight 550 g