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Cream jug

Cream jug

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775-77 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, enamelled and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Sydney A. Erwood

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 3

Physical description

Inverted bell-shaped with spout and loop handle. Below the rim a narrow purple band intersecting a scrollwork of green leaves. Gilt borders. The lower part of the body is moulded with a pattern of imbricated leaves.

Place of Origin

Derby (manufactured)


ca. 1775-77 (made)


William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, enamelled and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

An anchor under a crown
Maker's mark painted (overglaze) in gold on underside


Height: 8.9 cm

Descriptive line

Cream jug, enamelled and gilt soft-paste porcelain, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, 1775-77


Soft paste porcelain


Enamelled; Gilt


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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