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Cream jug: C.87-1933

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain cream jug, painted with Chinese scenes underglaze in blue, and onglaze in polychrome enamels.

Soft-paste porcelain cream jug, painted underglaze in blue, and onglaze in red, yellow, turquoise, blue, brown, black and pink enamels. The jug is of pear shape, with sparrow beak spout and grooved loop handle, on a low wedge-shaped footring. It is painted on one side in famille-rose style with an old man and a standing lady by a marble-topped table the reverse with a gardener offering a plant, in front of a tall table. The interior is painted with a floral diaper band in underglaze blue, below the gilt-edged rim.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. A.V. Valentine-Richards

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.5 cm
Width: 7.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933) by Valentine-Richards, A. V., The Rev

Dating

18th Century
George III
Circa 1760 - 1765

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red, yellow, turquoise, blue, brown, black and pink) cobalt-blue gold

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.87-1933
Primary reference Number: 34162
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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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