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The Cube Jug, ca. 1915–16

This is a Jug. It was designed by Robert Crawford Johnson and manufactured by Thomas Webb & Sons and distributed by Cube Teapots, Ltd.. It is dated ca. 1915–16 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is silver-plated metal, gilding (interior). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Nicholas Harris. It is credited Gift of Nicholas Harris, London.

Its dimensions are

5.8 x 7.5 x 7.5 cm (2 5/16 x 2 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: Stamped underside "THE 'CUBE' TRADE MARK/Regd No.693781/CUBE TEAPOTS LTD LEICESTER" and "SOLE MANUFACTURER IN METAL T.W.& S."

Cite this object as

The Cube Jug, ca. 1915–16; Designed by Robert Crawford Johnson (b. 1883); England; silver-plated metal, gilding (interior); 5.8 x 7.5 x 7.5 cm (2 5/16 x 2 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.); Gift of Nicholas Harris, London; 1986-12-3

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