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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:


  • 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)


ca. 1790 (made)


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


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


Hard paste porcelain; Enamel


Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Cupids


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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