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Jug: C.2B-1911

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Coalport Porcelain Factory




Soft-paste porcelain, painted in polychrome enamels and gilded. Decorated on the front with the arms of a member of the Fitzwilliam Family


History note: According to a letter of 9 February 1911 from the executors of the testator, these jugs were given by Earl Fitzwilliam his father who was his medical advisor. This was Richard Francis George, MRCS, of Bath and latterly of Weston-Super-Mare (d. 4 December 1879) ; his son the Rev. Hereford Brooke George, MA, (1838-1910) Fellow of New College, Oxford, Holywell, Lodge, Oxford.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. H.B. George

Measurements and weight

Height: 8 in
Width: 5 1/2 in

Place(s) associated

  • Coalport ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1911-01-14) by George, Hereford Brooke, Rev.


19th Century, first half#
William IV
Production date: circa AD 1830

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain, painted in polychrome enamels and gilt

Inscription or legends present


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2B-1911
Primary reference Number: 137158
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 December 2023 Last processed: Friday 15 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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