Jug [New Zealand Railways]

Name/Title

Jug [New Zealand Railways]

Object number

2016.78.2

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

1896-1906

Place made

Burslem

Medium/materials

Measurements

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

Subject & association description

Collection

Credit line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

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