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  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    1811 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Grainger & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 15, shelf 5

Physical description

Jug of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Broad pear-shaped body with a cylindrical neck and gilt scroll handle. Painted on the front in a square gilt-outlined panel with three dogs attacking a fox among greenish rocks. On each side is an oval panel, the foliated monogram 'RP', and the rest of the body is covered with formal foliage in dark blue and gold and seaweed in red. On the neck is a formal ovolo ornament and foliage in gold on a blue ground.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)


1811 (made)


Grainger & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'Grainger & Co. Worcester 1811'
Written in red

In monogram


Height: 21.6 cm, Diameter: 15.9 cm

Descriptive line

Jug of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Grainger & Co., Worcester, 1811.




Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Dogs; Panels; Scroll; Foliate; Fox; Ovolo; Rocks


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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