Jug [New Zealand Railways]


Jug [New Zealand Railways]

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About this object

White ceramic pitcher, single handle, spout, wide base that tapers to top. Logo in black on side of pitcher is stylised lettering under crown. Maker's stamp on base in green: "VITRFIED / JOHN MADDOCK & SONS LTD / MADE IN ENGLAND" and "24" also impressed onto base.

Maker & role

New Zealand Railways,John Maddock & Sons Limited (England, estab. 1842, closed 1981)

Object type

Jug/Vessel/Containers/07 Distribution & Transportation Artifacts/Nomenclature

Date made


Place made




H 166 L 155 Dia 121mm (H 6 9/16 L 6 1/8 Dia 4 3/4")

Subject & association description


Credit line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

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