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Title: 1946M70 and 1946M71 Pair of Jugs or Ewers
Description: 1946M70 and 1946M71
Pair of Jugs/Ewers, 1762 c-1775 c
Bluejohn (fluorspar), with ormolu.
Makers: Boulton & Fothergill

Boulton & Fothergill created a number of products at the Soho Manufactory but they were best known for their ormolu mounts.
Boulton received patronage from many members of the nobility including the Royal family. Boulton's diary records that in 1772 Sir Harbord Harbord wanted '1 pair of ures such as are proper for the gods to drink necter'.
Keywords:
Applied Arts
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18th Century
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Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
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Birmingham Museums Trust/Soho House
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Metalwork
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Jug
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Precious stone
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Art Movement
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Neoclassicism
   
Usage Rights: Creative Commons 0 - Public Domain. Optional attribution: Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0
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Credit Line: Purchased with the bequest fund of the late T D F Evans.