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Fragment of a jug: C.40.292-1928

Object information

Awaiting location update


Production: Bow Porcelain Manufactory




Soft-paste porcelain painted underglaze in blue. Part of a bulbous milk or cream jug rising to the rim on one side, and standing on a footring. The exterior is decorated with an Oriental garden with grasses, rocks, and 'telegraph pole' trees.


History note: Unknown, possibly found in Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 8 cm
Width: 7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Stratford-le-Bow ⪼ Essex ⪼ England

Find spot

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


18th Century, Mid
George II
Circa 1745 CE - 1750 CE


When the body of this fragment was analysed it was found to have a high clay content, which suggests that it was an earlyproduct of the Bow factory

School or Style


Components of the work


Materials used in production

phosphatic, containing bone ash Soft-paste porcelain
probably lead-glaze Glaze

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Soft-paste porcelain, not very translucent, painted underglaze in blue

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.40.292-1928
Primary reference Number: 223200
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 10 July 2018 Updated: Tuesday 10 July 2018 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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