Jug

ca. 1772 (made)
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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
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Place Of Origin

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.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels
Brief 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, made by Bristol porcelain factory, Bristol, ca. 1772
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 25.4cm
  • Diameter: 18.4cm
Marks and Inscriptions
Sign for tin and 'T' [impressed, not clear] (The sign for tin is in gold and is nearly obliterated)
Credit line
Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Object history
Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Walker, Bath, for £4 in October 1866
Subjects depicted
Other Number
Sch. I 734 - Schreiber number
Collection
Accession Number
414:711-1885

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record createdFebruary 10, 2009
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