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Cream jug

Cream jug

  • Place of origin:

    Vienna (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Imperial Vienna Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Col. Waldo-Sibthorp

  • Museum number:

    338-1902

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 20, shelf 3

Physical description

Cream jug, ovoid body with projecting lip and loop handle; on the front is a cupid drawing, with a globe, painted en grisaille; round the shoulder is a border of conventional ornament in colours. The remaining surface is decorated with gilt floral sprays.

Place of Origin

Vienna (made)

Date

ca. 1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Imperial Vienna Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

A shield with the arms of Austria, in blue

Dimensions

Height: 8.9 cm, Diameter: 5.7 cm

Descriptive line

Cream-jug, hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamel colours and gilt; Imperial Vienna Porcelain factory, Vienna, Austria, ca. 1790

Materials

Hard paste porcelain; Enamel

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Cupids

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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