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Jug: C.10-2004

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Unidentified (Production)

Description

Souvenir jug, hard-paste porcelain, with a lustrous pink ground, and a reserve printed in black and painted in enamels with a view of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

Jug, hard-paste porcelain, slip-cast, decorated overglaze with a lustrous pink ground, printing in black, painting in enamels, and gilding. The jug is moulded in rococo style. It stands on a low foot, and curves outwards at the front below the spout, and inwards on the opposite side, where there is a scrolled handle with a small hole on the underside of the top. The sides have kidney-shaped panels and there is fluting under the spout and down the front. the body has a lustrous pink ground, with on one side, a rectangular reserve printed in black with a view of the Fitzwilliam Museum (looking towards it from opposite Peterhouse), painted in blue, green, and pale brown enamels, inscribed below 'FITZWILLIAM MUSEUM CAMBRIDGE' and further to the right 'L & McCC 3'.

Notes

History note: Purchased by the donor's father, Maurice Wilmore, while he was an undergraduate at Jesus College, Cambridge, c. 1919.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Judith B.S. Rich

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2004-11-22) by Rich, Judith B. S., Mrs

Dating

Early 20th century
Circa 1900 CE - Circa 1914 CE

Note

Made in Germany, possibly in Thuringia, for the Cambridge tourist trade.

School or Style

Rococo Revival

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( blue, green, and pale brown) gilding ( probably mercury gilding) Exterior composed of lustre ( pink) Handle Height 12.3 cm
Handle-spout Width 12.5 cm
Body

Materials used in production

clear Glaze Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Hard-paste porcelain : Hard-paste porcelain slip-cast, decorated overglaze with a pink lustre ground, printing in black, painting in enamels, and gilding.

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: THE FITZWILLIAM MUSEUM CAMBRIDGE
  • Location: Below print
  • Method of creation: Printed in black
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: L & McCC 3.
  • Location: Below the print at the right
  • Method of creation: Printed in black
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 11
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Incised before glazing
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: indistinct number

  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Painted in gold
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: two concentric circles with MADE GERMANY printed between them, and IN printed in the centre

  • Text: MADE IN GERMANY
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Printed or stamped on in pinkish-red
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.10-2004
Primary reference Number: 112882
Entry form number: 613
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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