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Jug

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Basil Ionides Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.43-1951

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 13, shelf 8

Physical description

Barrel-shaped with a v-spout and handle composed of two crossed loops springing from leaves, with a painted scene of a seated Englishman with a tankard, holding out a note which reads 'DEAR TOH (M)/THIS BROWN/JUG WHICH/NOW FOAMS/WITH MILD/ALE OUT OF...' and painted on the reverse with a table of food; round the rim a border with gilt stars on a 'bleu du roi' ground.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

ca. 1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'DEAR TOH (M)/THIS BROWN/JUG WHICH/NOW FOAMS/WITH MILD/ALE OUT OF...'
Inscription; decoration; On the front

Dimensions

Height: 18.5 cm

Descriptive line

Jug, porcelain decorated with a seated man with tankard and note, Chinese, ca. 1800

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Figure; Stars; Note; Table; Tankard

Categories

Porcelain; Household objects; Ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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