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Champagne jug - after 1938

Champagne jug, © Wedgwood Museum
    Champagne jug
    © Wedgwood Museum

This jug is in Wedgwood's light cane coloured body which was called champagne. It is decorated with pattern number TKH245. The K in the pattern number refers to the ware being decorated underglaze, whilst the H refers to the fact that it is free-hand painted. The name of the pattern is not known. The jug has a central floral design and a feathered edge to the rim, both painted in brick red. The jug is in shape 129.

This jug is in Wedgwood's light cane coloured body which was called champagne. It is decorated with pattern number TKH245. The K in the pattern number refers to the ware being decorated underglaze, whilst the H refers to the fact that it is free-hand painted. The name of the pattern is not known. The jug has a central floral design and a feathered edge to the rim, both painted in brick red. The jug is in shape 129. The Wedgwood Museum Archive's estimate books suggest the pattern was introduced during or after November 1938. Retail prices for this pattern are not known. There is no date stamp on this piece so an exact date of manufacture is unknown, however it is after 1938.

  • Type of object: Useful ware/jug
  • Mark: WEDGWOOD
    ETRURIA ENGLAND
    MADE IN ENGLAND
    [Printed in green]
    TKH245
    L
    [Painted in red]
    W
    12
    [Impressed]
  • Year produced: after 1938
  • Body: champagne
  • Glaze: clear glaze
  • Material: ceramic
  • Decoration: hand-painted
  • Accession number: 12450d
  • Dimensions: 107 mm (approximate length), 88 mm (width), 115 (height)

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