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Name/Title Jar, tobacco
Primary Maker Eagle Pottery, Glasgow
Measurements H 25.5 W 17cm (H 10 1/16 W 6 11/16")
Media/Materials earthenware
Description Light brown glazed stoneware jar. No lid. Raised pattern of grape vine at top and foliage at base with man smoking on front. 'RD CUT' painted over top. '1/2 Gall.' stamped on front and 'Grosvenor Glasgow' stamped at back.

The Eagle Pottery was founded as the Bridgeton Pottery by Frederick Grosvenor in 1869. Grosvenor had previously been a partner in the Caledonian Pottery and patented several improvements in the making of stoneware as well as expanding the Pottery to have twelve kilns. The pottery closed in 1923, as the demand for stoneware declined. The Eagle Pottery produced domestic and commercial stoneware and earthenware teapots and jugs. Items may be marked Grosvenor, Grosvenor & Son or with an impressed eagle.
Theme Art, Design and Textiles --Scottish Decorative Arts --Scottish Ceramics
Our History --South Lanarkshire History --South Lanarkshire Domestic and Personal Life --Eating, Drinking and Smoking
Accession No 877