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Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Caughley (made)
    Worcester (decorated)

  • Date:

    ca. 1783-93 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chamberlain, Robert (decorator)
    Caughley Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain with decoration moulded in relief and painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Alfred Darby, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.46-1921

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 11, shelf 6

Physical description

Jug of soft-paste porcelain with decoration moulded in relief and painted with enamels and gilded. Egg-shaped body moulded with a cabbage leaf-pattern. Cylindrical neck, lip moulded with a bearded mask, and scroll handle. In front within a medallion is a royal coronet enclosed by a garter. On the other side is a group of flowers in gold. Round the neck is a formal border in blue and gold with festoons below.

Place of Origin

Caughley (made)
Worcester (decorated)

Date

ca. 1783-93 (made)

Artist/maker

Chamberlain, Robert (decorator)
Caughley Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain with decoration moulded in relief and painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 19.7 cm, Diameter: 13.3 cm

Descriptive line

Jug of soft-paste porcelain, moulded, painted with enamels and gilded, Caughley Porcelain Factory, Caughley, probably decorated in Worcester by Robert Chamberlain's factory, ca. 1783-1793

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Moulded; Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Garters; Medallion; Flowers; Scroll; Mask; Festoons; Coronet

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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