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Milk jug: C.38-1927

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory
Engraver: Hancock, Robert (Possibly)

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain cream jug, transfer-printed onglaze in greyish-purple, painted in polychrome enamels with scenes of classical ruins, and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain cream jug, transfer-printed onglaze in greyish-purple, painted in blue, green, yellow, red and brown enamel colours and gilt. Pear-shaped body standing on a footring; loop handle. Printed on one side with 'Ruins with Obelisk' and on the other with 'Ruins by a Lake'.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Dr W.S. Hadley (d. 25 December 1927), Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr W.S. Hadley

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.5 cm
Width: 10.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927-12-25) by Hadley, W. S.

Dating

18th Century
George III
Circa 1765 - Circa 1770

Note

No signed examples of the prints are known but the style of the engraving suggests that they are by Robert Hancock.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( greysh-purple, blue, green, yellow, red and brown) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed onglaze in greyish-purple, painted in blue, green, yellow, red and brown enamel colours and gilt

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.38-1927
Primary reference Number: 33067
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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