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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Jug

ca. 1769-1770 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Jug of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. Pear-shaped with a scroll handle. Painted in an irregular lobed panel with a scene inscribed below with 'The Game of Cricket', depicting players on the Denes in Lowestoft. Below the spout and at the back above and below the handle is a red trellis diaper.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels
Brief Description
Jug of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, Lowestoft porcelain factory, Lowestoft, ca. 1769-1770.
Physical Description
Jug of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. Pear-shaped with a scroll handle. Painted in an irregular lobed panel with a scene inscribed below with 'The Game of Cricket', depicting players on the Denes in Lowestoft. Below the spout and at the back above and below the handle is a red trellis diaper.
Dimensions
  • Height: 17.8cm
  • Diameter: 11.4cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'The Game of Cricket' (Inscribed on the panel)
Credit line
Legh Tolson Bequest
Object history
The image is copied from a print of about 1765 by H. Roberts after L.P. Boitard.
Production
Date given by John Howell in 1981
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Clarkston R. J. & Mallet J. V. G. A Problematical Group of Eighteenth-Century Porcelains.Transactions of the English Ceramics Circle. 1971, vol. 8, part 1. pp. 80-121.
Collection
Accession Number
C.60-1932

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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