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Milk jug: C.25-2010

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

New Hall Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain painted in polychrome enamels with a Chinese figure scene known as 'the Window', or 'the Boy at the Window'. Pattern 425.

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, moulded, with applied handle, glazed, transfer-printed in black, and painted in blue, green, pink, dark puce, pale apricot, red, and black enamels. London shape. On each side there is a Chinese figure scene known as 'the Window' or 'the Boy at the Window' flanked by smaller scroll-edged reserves containing red plants on an apricot ground, a pink with green leaves, or a pink and dark puce diaper pattern. Below the rim there is a narrow red dotted line between black lines. Inside the rim there is a dark puce band, and on the outside of the handle there are puce graduated dots, a fan-shaped flower with a spot and a vertical stroke below.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009

Measurements and weight

Height: 11 cm
Height: 4⅜ in
Width: 14 cm
Width: 5½ in

Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2009) by Keynes, W. M., Dr.

Dating

Early 19th Century
George III
Circa 1800 - 1810

School or Style

Chinese

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ceramic printing colour ( black) enamel ( blue, green, pale apricot, pink dark puce, red, and black)

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Lead-glaze Hybrid hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Hybrid hard-paste moulded iwith applied handle, glazed, transfer-printed in black, and painted in blue, green, pink, dark puce, pale apricot, red, and black enamels.
Lead-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: IV.B.1
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in blue ink
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.25-2010
Primary reference Number: 176728
Entry form number: 1027
Old object number: IV.B.1
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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