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Jug

  • Place of origin:

    West Pans (made)

  • Date:

    1764-1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    West Pans factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded and moulded

  • Museum number:

    C.48-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case E, shelf 2

Physical description

Jug of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Globular body moulded with flowers sprays, and with a broad spreading foot and wide mouth with five straight sides. Painted in a large panel under the lip with a woman in a crimson dress and seated before a large urn on a pedestal in a landscape. Small panels on either side with bouquets of flowers and outlined with scrolls and flowers in white enamels. Inside the lip is a trellis diaper, scrollwork and sprays of flowers.

Place of Origin

West Pans (made)

Date

1764-1770 (made)

Artist/maker

West Pans factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded and moulded

Dimensions

Height: 18.4 cm, Diameter: 11.7 cm

Descriptive line

Jug of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, West Pans factory, West Pans, 1764-1770.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Trees; Diaper; Woman; Scrollwork; Flowers; Pedestal; Panels; Plants; Urn; Trellis; Landscape; Scrolls

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Scotland

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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