Christopher DresserDesigned 1881

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

Colorless glass baluster shaped jug with long cylindrical neck raised on flat circular starburst cut foot. Two horizontal silver bars extend to vertical teak handle from wide and narrow circular bands at top and bottom of neck (respectively). Opposed triangular spout extends from wide band at neck. Flat circular hinged lid.Condition: Good.

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  • Title: Jug
  • Date Created: Designed 1881
  • Location Created: Birmingham, England
  • Type: Food/Drink, Service
  • Rights: Gift of Paul F. Walter
  • External Link: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/171303/Jug
  • Medium: Glass, silver, teak
  • Markings: Underside of hinged lid: lion passant, "H"/ makers mark ("JWN/JTH" impressed in a clover shape). Narrow silver band at shoulders: makers mark ("JWN/JTH" impressed in a clover shape), lion passant, leopards head, "H", womans head in profile. Wide silver band at rim: makers mark ("JWN/JTH" impressed in a clover shape) [assay mark ?], registration mark.
  • Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 5 7/8 in. (21.6 x 14.6 x 14.9 cm)
  • Designer: Christopher Dresser
  • Collection: Decorative Arts
  • Accession number: 2007.10.3