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Cream jug: C.73-1918

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Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain cream jug, transfer-printed in grey and painted with Chinese figures in polychrome enamels and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain cream jug, transfer-printed in grey and painted in iron-red, yellow, green, blue and black and gilt. The pear-shaped jug has a sparrow-beak spout and grooved loop handle. The sides are decorated with Chinoiserie figures: on one side, two ladies, one seated at a table, the other, two standing ladies and a boy. The scenes are separated by tall panels of flowers in black and iron-red, with gilt diaper vignettes above and below.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.0 cm
Width: 7.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918) by Griffin, Ralph, MA, FSA

Dating

18th Century, Mid#
George III
Circa 1760 CE - Circa 1765 CE

School or Style

Chinoiserie

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( iron-red, yellow, green, blue and black) gold
Body

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.73-1918
Primary reference Number: 32871
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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