Jug

1764-1770 (made)
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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
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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.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded and moulded
Brief Description
Jug of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, West Pans factory, West Pans, 1764-1770.
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 18.4cm
  • Diameter: 11.7cm
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.48-1928

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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