Stoneware jar: Stilton cheese jar with lid

Maker
W A Gray and Sons (estab. 1856, closed 1930)
C & E Morton (estab. 1850)
Production date
Pre 1909
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Description
Ceramic cheese jar with lid. Cream coloured glaze with words 'STILTON / C & E MORTON, / LONDON' in black lettering. Brown upper glaze with fine beaded detailing below rim. Large chip out of rim. Stamped on lower rear: GRAY / A / PORTOBELLO / A.B. in an oval ring.
One of a collection of domestic items salvaged in the 1970s from the SS MAORI which ship wrecked in 1909 off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa.
Accession number
2019.6.18
Museum System ID
40200
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Classification
Maker and role
W A Gray and Sons (estab. 1856, closed 1930): Manufacturer
C & E Morton (estab. 1850): Manufacturer
Media/Materials
Ceramic: 0 - Whole
Measurement details
3D objects (HxWxD): H 160 x W 125 x D 125mm: 0 - Whole
Production place and notes
England, Great Britain, Europe
On display?
Not on display

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