Jug

ca. 1780 (made)
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Jug of soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed in black enamel. Ovoid body and cylindrical neck moulded with overlapping leaves. Projecting lip moulded with a bearded mask. Printed in black with a fox-hunting scene round the body, and on one side of the neck is a hound lying beside a dead stag, and on the other with a hound barking at a boar's head.


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Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed in black enamel and moulded
Brief Description
Jug of soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed in black enamel, Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1780.
Physical Description
Jug of soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed in black enamel. Ovoid body and cylindrical neck moulded with overlapping leaves. Projecting lip moulded with a bearded mask. Printed in black with a fox-hunting scene round the body, and on one side of the neck is a hound lying beside a dead stag, and on the other with a hound barking at a boar's head.
Dimensions
  • Height: 17.8cm
Credit line
Bequeathed by Herbert Allen
Object history
Printed with a hunting scene adapted from a painting entitled 'In Full Chace' by James Seymour, which was engraved by P.C. Canot. This appears to be a late example of printing in black.
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Accession Number
C.448-1935

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