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Jug: C.134-1918

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Factory: Caughley Porcelain Factory




Soft-paste porcelain jug, transfer-printed underglaze in blue.

Soft-paste porcelain jug, moulded and transfer-printed underglaze in blue. The globular jug is moulded with overlapping cabbage leaves, below a cylindrical neck with a moulded stiff leaf border. The scrolled handle is also leaf-moulded, and the sparrow beak spout is moulded with a bearded mask. The jug stands on a flattened foot-ring. The body is printed three times with the 'Fisherman' or 'Pleasureboat' pattern, the neck with two parts of the same pattern. The interior rim has a cell diaper and trefoil border.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Height: 19 cm
Height: 7 1/16 in
Width: 14.5 cm
Width: 5 3/4 in

Place(s) associated

  • Broseley ⪼ Shropshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918-08-28) by Griffin, Ralph, MA, FSA


18th Century, Late#
George III
Production date: circa AD 1785

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Soft-paste porcelain, moulded, and transfer-printed underglaze in blue
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: S
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Printed underglaze in blue
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.134-1918
Primary reference Number: 131169
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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