Jug

ca. 1810 (made)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Jug of porcelain painted with enamels. Bulbous body with a cylindrical neck, projecting lip, and foliated loop handle. Painted with a sporting subject in a panel in the front. The remainder of the body and neck are decorated with two wide bands of formal classical ornament in gold on a lavender-blue ground. The foot is painted to imitate black marble.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted with enamels
Brief Description
Jug of porcelain painted with enamels, probably painted by Humphrey Chamberlain junior, Chamberlain & Co., Worcester, ca. 1810.
Physical Description
Jug of porcelain painted with enamels. Bulbous body with a cylindrical neck, projecting lip, and foliated loop handle. Painted with a sporting subject in a panel in the front. The remainder of the body and neck are decorated with two wide bands of formal classical ornament in gold on a lavender-blue ground. The foot is painted to imitate black marble.
Dimensions
  • Height: 13.9cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Setter and Black Grouse vide Daniels Rural Sports' (Written in red under the base)
  • 'Chamberlains Worcester' (Written in red)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Herbert Allen
Object history
The sporting subject is copied from a plate engraved by J. Scott after a painting by L. Reinagle, in Rural Sports by W.B. Daniell, published in 1801-2. The original engraving appears facing p.76 in Vol. iii.
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.534-1935

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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