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Cream jug and cover
  • Cream jug and cover
    Nymphenburg porcelain factory
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Cream jug and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Nymphenburg (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1810 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nymphenburg porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Museum number:

    C.55&A-1953

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 6 []

Physical description

Cream jug and cover of hard-paste porcelain. Of cylindrical form, rounded above and below and rising from a small stepped pedestal foot; with domed cover and finial knob. High loop-handle shaped like an ear, with pendant; tapered spout.

Lemon-yellow ground on the cover and in a band round the body, set in which on either side are two gilt-framed octagonal panels, with paintings representing Ceres in a chariot, and the Triumph of Galatea. The foot, handle, spout and knob are gilt.

Place of Origin

Nymphenburg (made)

Date

ca. 1810 (made)

Artist/maker

Nymphenburg porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Descriptive line

Cream jug and cover, hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilt, Nymphenburg porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1810

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

Hofmann, Friedrich Hermann, Geschichte der bayerischen Porzellan-manufaktur, Nymphenburg. Leipzig, K. W. Hiersemann, 1923, Abb. 418.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Chariots

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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