Jug With Cover

1781 (dated)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
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Place Of Origin

Jug with cover of tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours. Pear-shaped body, spreading foot, short wide-flaring neck with small lip, moulted cover attached by a pewter hinge with shell thumbpiece to the loop handle, on either side of which, at its upper end, is a small applied spiral in relief. The Virgin holding the Chist Child are painted on the front within a panel bordered by rococo scrolls amongst which at its upper end are two peacocks and flanked by branches of conventional flowers. On the cover are similar flowers and round the neck a formal border with festoon of roses.


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Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Jug Body
  • Jug Cover
Materials and Techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours and moulded, and pewter
Brief Description
Jug with cover of tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours, Rouen pottery factory, Rouen, dated 1781.
Physical Description
Jug with cover of tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours. Pear-shaped body, spreading foot, short wide-flaring neck with small lip, moulted cover attached by a pewter hinge with shell thumbpiece to the loop handle, on either side of which, at its upper end, is a small applied spiral in relief. The Virgin holding the Chist Child are painted on the front within a panel bordered by rococo scrolls amongst which at its upper end are two peacocks and flanked by branches of conventional flowers. On the cover are similar flowers and round the neck a formal border with festoon of roses.
Dimensions
  • Height: 36.3cm
  • Weight: 18.4cm
  • Depth: 20.2cm
  • Weight: 1.490kg
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Marie le françois 1781' (Inscribed on the front)
  • 'hedoun 1781' (Incised on the bottom)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Mr E. Bechely Ede
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
(note in the register) « Hedouin » is perhaps Jean Hedouin fils of the Enclos du Verd-Buisson (from 1779), see Pottier, Histoire de la faïence de Rouen, p. 196
Collection
Accession Number
C.244&A-1914

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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