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Milk jug

Milk jug

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1770-1777 (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

Cylindrical body widening slightly towards the top. Gilt edge and below the rim garlands in black and gold suspended from a gilt line. Also painted with scattered flowers.

Place of Origin

Derby (manufactured)


1770-1777 (made)


William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, enamelled and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Conjoined anchor and 'D'
Maker's mark painted (overglaze) in gold on underside


Height: 8 cm

Descriptive line

Milk jug, enamelled and gilt soft-paste porcelain, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, 1770-1777


Soft paste porcelain


Enamelled; Gilt


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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