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Jug

Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (Previously attributed to Caughley, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1785 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed in underglaze blue and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Alfred Darby, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.120-1921

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Milk-jug of soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed in underglaze blue and gilded. Pear-shaped body with a plain spout and loop handle. Chinese terrace-scene with a vase of flowers, incense-burner, plum-tree, rocks and two bats. Round the neck is a band of diaper in Chinese style.

Place of Origin

Worcester (Previously attributed to Caughley, made)

Date

ca. 1785 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (made)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed in underglaze blue and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

A disguised number
Painted in underglaze blue

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Dimensions

Height: 12.4 cm, Diameter: 8.6 cm

Descriptive line

Milk-jug of soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed in underglaze blue and gilded, Worcester Porcelain Factory, ca. 1785

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

For this pattern, see Branyan, French and Sandon, Worcester Blue and White Porcelain, revised edition 1989, cat. II.B.26, where dated ca. 1785

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Transfer-printed; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Bats; Vase; Diaper; Flowers; Incense; Rocks; Tree

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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