Jug; c1900s; 4339

Name/Title

Jug

About this object

Light yellow/brown jug with fluted base and top. On one side is a view of early Thames Street, Morrinsville. The etching is black looks almost like scrimshaw work. Underneath the etching is written Morrinsville N.Z. in black

Date Made

c1900s

Place Made

Germany

Medium and Materials

Ceramic

Subject and Association Description

This small pale cream china jug (date unknown, possibly early 1900's) made in Germany has a black painted scene of Thames Street, Morrinsville. It features the Phoenix Hall which has a round motif panel at the top of the door. On the road outside the hall are three figures. They are said to be Peggy Pollard, her brother Tea and a pet dog.

Credit Line

The jug was donated by Mrs Peggy Pollard who was the only daughter of Dr Seville, of Morrisville's earliest doctors.

Object Type

Ceramic jug

Object number

4339

Rights

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