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Milk jug: EC.5 & A-1945

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Factory: Gotha Porcelain Factory




Milk jug with lid, from a breakfast service. Hard-paste porcelain painted in sepia enamels with landscapes and buildings in panels, and gilt


History note: Unknown before Louis Colville Gray Clarke, MA, Leckhampton, Cambridge

Legal notes

Given by L.C.G. Clarke, MA

Measurements and weight

Height: 14 cm
Width: 14 cm

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Place(s) associated

  • Gotha ⪼ Thuringia ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945-02-20) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Late 18th century
1775 - 1799

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( sepia) gold

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.5 & A-1945
Primary reference Number: 140442
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 11 October 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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