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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. Bearing 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; The Rev. H.B. George, MA, Fellow of New College, Oxford

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. H.B. George

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 5 1/2 in
Height: 8 in

Place(s) associated

  • Coalport ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


First half of 19th Century
William IV
Production date: circa AD 1830

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

Identification numbers

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

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 22 October 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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