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American Decorative Arts
Maker Manufacturer: T. & R. Boote, British, 1842–1963

Jug, “Samuel and Eli” pattern

registered 1847

Stoneware and Britannia

9 1/4 × 5 1/2 × 4 7/8 in. (23.5 × 13.97 × 12.38 cm)
Gift of the Estate of Dr. Joseph V. and Eleanor M. Medeiros
Manufactured in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, England
Not on view
19th century
Containers - Ceramics

Hugh Wakefield, Victorian Pottery (London: Barrie and Jenkins, 1962), 42, fig. 14.

Peter Walton, “”Decorative Wares at Manchester”,” The Burlington Magazine 112 (March 1970): 179, fig. 61.

“Decorative Wares at Manchester,” The Burlington Magazine 112 (1970): 170, ill.

Kathy Hughes, A Collector’s Guide to Nineteenth-Century Jugs (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul plc, 1985), Referred to as “Infant Samuel” in Hughes.

Kathy Hughes, A Collector’s Guide To Nineteenth-Century Jugs, 2 (Dallas: Taylor Publishing Company, 1991), 63, no. 79, ill.

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.