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

Milk Jug and Cover

1790-1796 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

A porcelain factory was established at Korzec in Poland around 1784 by a member of the Czartoryski family, where there was a large deposit of china-clay. The factory was destroyed by fire in 1796. It was restarted in 1803 and continued until 1831.


Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Cream Jug
  • Cover
Materials and techniques
Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels
Brief description
Milk jug and cover of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels, Korzec porcelain factory, Korzec, 1790-1796.
Physical description
Milk jug and cover of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels.
Dimensions
  • Height: 11.1cm
  • Diameter: 16.9cm
Marks and inscriptions
  • An eye in a triangle (In underglaze blue)
  • 'D' (Incised)
Subjects depicted
Summary
A porcelain factory was established at Korzec in Poland around 1784 by a member of the Czartoryski family, where there was a large deposit of china-clay. The factory was destroyed by fire in 1796. It was restarted in 1803 and continued until 1831.
Collection
Accession number
C.599:1, 2-1921

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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