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Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1788-90 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Seth Pennington's factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, moulded and transfer-printed in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.716-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 35, shelf 1

Physical description

Jug of soft-paste porcelain, pear-shaped, with spreading moulded foot; the underside of the lip moulded in relief with a mask and scrolls; scroll handle. Transfer-printed in underglaze blue with bouquets of flowers and a border, outside the rim, of diaper pattern.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)

Date

ca. 1788-90 (made)

Artist/maker

Seth Pennington's factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, moulded and transfer-printed in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 23.5 cm, Diameter: 15.9 cm

Descriptive line

Jug, soft-paste porcelain, moulded and transfer-printed in underglaze blue, England (Liverpool), ca. 1778-90

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

Rackham, Bernard, "Liverpool porcelain" in E.P.C. Trans., No. II, 1929, Pl. I, p.32
For this pattern, see Hillis, Maurice. Liverpool Porcelain, 1756-1804. 2011, pl. 9.31, where dated ca. 1778-90

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Transfer-printed; Glazed; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Scrolls (motifs); Bouquets; Masks (design elements); Diaper-work; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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