jar

William Salter Mycock, 1872 - 1950



jar

William Salter Mycock 1872 - 1950

Summary

Public: Globular two-handled jar, white earthenware, decorated with two shields, one with twin-headed eagle, one with lion rampant, surrounded by grape vines, in silver and copper lustre on a green glaze. Private: Globular jar tapering to straight foot, with tapered straight neck and two thick loop handles, applied beneath neck rim and on shoulder, decorated with a slightly lustrous green glaze, turning blue at base and olive at neck. Body painted in silver lustre with two ornate shields, one on each side, reserved in blue and containing on one side a silver lion rampant, on the other a double-headed eagle. Silver scrolls surround each shield, rest of body covered in pattern of silver grapevines and tendrils with bunches of grapes in copper lustre with silver outlines. Vine decoration continues across neck and handles, plain lustre edges to handles which continue as two curving lines down each side of jar. Neck interior covered in plain silver lustre, jar interior blue.


Object Name

jar

Creators Name

William Salter Mycock

Date Created

1911

accession number

1920.143G

Place of creation

Clifton Junction

Medium

Credit

Presented by Mr Edward A Eason

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