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Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Caughley (made)
    Worcester (probably, decorated)

  • Date:

    ca. 1783-93 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels, gilded and moulded in relief

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Alfred Darby, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.45-1921

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Jug of porcelain painted with enamels, gilded and moulded in relief. Egg-shaped body moulded with a cabbage-leaf pattern. Cylindrical neck, lip moulded with a bearded mask, and scroll handle. In the front is a shield of arms (argent on a chevron between three martlets sable a griffin's head erased between two trefoils slipped or) with crest a boar's head couped and erect, between two branches and flanked by two sprays of flowers. Round the neck is a formal border with festoons and sprigs all in blue and gold.

Place of Origin

Caughley (made)
Worcester (probably, decorated)

Date

ca. 1783-93 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels, gilded and moulded in relief

Dimensions

Height: 21.6 cm

Descriptive line

Jug of porcelain painted with enamels, gilded and moulded in relief, Caughley Porcelain Factory, Caughley, probably decorated in Robert Chamberlain's studio, Worcester, ca. 1783-93

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Shield; Festoons; Leaf (plant material); Scroll; Sprigs; Arms; Flowers; Mask

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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