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Jug

Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Bristol (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1772 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bristol porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:711-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 12, shelf 5

Physical description

Jug of hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels; pear-shaped with a loop handle and projecting lip beneath which is a bearded mask in relief; round the top, below a narrow red border, is a wavy green ribbon tied in two bows and intertwined with scrolls and tendrils in crimson; bunches and detached sprays of flowers, amongst which are plum branches bearing fruit, are scattered over the remaining surface.

Place of Origin

Bristol (made)

Date

ca. 1772 (made)

Artist/maker

Bristol porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

Marks and inscriptions

Sign for tin and 'T' [impressed, not clear]
The sign for tin is in gold and is nearly obliterated

Dimensions

Height: 25.4 cm, Diameter: 18.4 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Walker, Bath, for £4 in October 1866

Descriptive line

Jug of hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels, pear-shaped with a loop handle and projecting lip beneath which is a bearded mask in relief, made by Bristol porcelain factory, Bristol, ca. 1772

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Plums; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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