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  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chamberlain & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 15, shelf 6

Physical description

Jug of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Painted with a distant view of Worcester. The body is spirally gadrooned with a wide cylindrical neck, projecting lip and angular loop handle. The gadroons are decorated with formal designs of foliage in gold on bands alternately blue and white, interrupted by a medallion on the front enclosing the view which is painted in grey monochrome and has the title 'WORCESTER' beneath it. In a panel on either side of the neck are the initials 'A G H' enclosed by laurel stems in gold on a blue ground.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)


ca. 1800 (made)


Chamberlain & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Underneath the landscape

'A G H'
In a panel on either side of the neck


Height: 19.7 cm

Object history note

The landscape is copied from Plate xix in The Copper Plate MagazineVol. 1, published in 1792.

Descriptive line

Jug of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Chamberlain & Co., Worcester, ca. 1800.


Porcelain; Enamels


Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Medallion; Gadroon; Landscape; Laurel; Foliage


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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