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Milk jug

Milk jug

  • Place of origin:

    Oud Loosdrecht (made)

  • Date:

    1771-1784 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Oude Loosdrecht porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Museum number:

    274-1876

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case Z, shelf 4

Physical description

Milk jug of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Loop handle formed of rococo scrolls. The sides are painted with two shipping scenes with figures and trees. Handle and rim decorated with gilding, and the remaining surface with small sprays of flowers.

Place of Origin

Oud Loosdrecht (made)

Date

1771-1784 (made)

Artist/maker

Oude Loosdrecht porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'M:o:L' [over a star ]
in underglaze blue

'17'
Incised

A star
Incised

'D'
Incised

Dimensions

Height: 13.7 cm, Diameter: 9.2 cm

Object history note

Exmouth Collection

Descriptive line

Milk jug of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Oude Loosdrecht porcelain factory, Oud Loosdrecht, 1771-1784.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Trees; Flowers; Ships; Figures; Scrolls

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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