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  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1753-56 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 4, shelf 5

Physical description

Jug of soft-paste porcelain, pear-shaped, with wide, slightly spreading mouth and scroll handle. Painted in underglaze blue with Chinoiserie garden scene with rocks, peonies and other flowering plants and palisade.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)


ca. 1753-56 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue


Height: 18.4 cm, Diameter: 12.4 cm

Descriptive line

Jug, soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, England, Worcester porcelain factory, ca. 1753-56

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

For a version of this pattern, see Branyan, French and Sandon, Worcester Blue and White Porcelain, revised edition 1989, cat. I.D.12, where dated 1753-56


Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide


Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Peonies; Rock; Palisades (outworks); Flowering plant


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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