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Cream jug

Cream jug

  • Place of origin:

    Lowestoft (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770-ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.284-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 7, shelf 1

Physical description

Cream jug of soft-paste porcelain, painted in blue are sprays of flowers, embellished with gilding and other flowers in pink, green, yellow and red. Inside the rim, border in blue and red.

Place of Origin

Lowestoft (made)

Date

ca. 1770-ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'5' in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 7.3 cm, Diameter: 5.7 cm

Descriptive line

Cream jug, soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1770-1775

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Howell, J., "Some notes of the introduction of polychrome decoration at Lowestoft" in ECC Trans. Vol. 9, pt. 3, 1975

Production Note

Date given by John Howell 1981

Materials

Porcelain; Enamels; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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