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Jug

Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and moulded in relief

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:542-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 5, shelf 5

Physical description

Jug of porcelain, painted with enamels and moulded in relief, and with an ovoid body, cylindrical neck, and loop handle with acanthus-leaf in relief, and the body is moulded into leaf-shaped panels, and on the front is a landscape with a goldfinch and other birds perched on a tree in the foreground and buildings in the distance, and a goose and other birds flying are scattered over the remainder of the body, and round the neck is a border of leaves in relief between two bands if scrollwork in purple.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and moulded in relief

Dimensions

Height: 20.5 cm, Diameter: 14.6 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Brookes, London, for £4 5 shillings in December 1866

Descriptive line

Jug of porcelain, painted with enamels and moulded in relief, and with an ovoid body, cylindrical neck, and loop handle with acanthus-leaf in relief, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1760.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Birds; Acanthus; Landscape; Goldfinch; Goose

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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