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  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Philip Christian & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 7

Physical description

Jug of soft-paste porcelain, pear-shaped, with loop handle. Transfer-printed in underglaze blue with a bouquet of flowers and a butterfly, and a border of lines, crescents and dots.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)


ca. 1775 (made)


Philip Christian & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in underglaze blue


Height: 7.9 cm, Diameter: 5.7 cm

Descriptive line

Jug, soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in underglaze blue, England (Liverpool), Philip Christian, ca. 1775


Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide


Glazed; Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Dots; Crescents (shapes); Butterflies


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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