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Milk jug - Hop-trellis

Hop-trellis

  • Object:

    Milk jug

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:613-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 3

Physical description

Milk jug of porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, in imitation of Sèvres porcelain, and with a ribbed pear-shaped body, a projecting lip, scalloped rim and wavy loop handle, and the body is painted with garlands of green leaves and red berries hanging between vertical bands of trelliswork in crimson and gold, and with a border in bleu de roienamel edged with gilding that also encircles the base.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 cm, Diameter: 7.9 cm

Object history note

Part of the same service, based on a ca. 1764 Sèvres service, with 414:605/&A-1885 (Sch. I 584&A); 414:613-1885 (Sch. I 585); 414:621/&A-1885 (Sch. I 586&A); 414:644/&A-1885 (Sch. I 587&A); 414:657/&A-1885 (Sch. I 588&A)
This jug was purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Dennery Benjamin, Metz, for £1 7 shillings 6 pence in September 1873

Descriptive line

Milk jug of porcelain with the 'hop-trellis' pattern, painted with enamels and gilded, in imitation of Sèvres porcelain, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1775.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Berries; Leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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