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Cream jug: C.57-1992

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Worcester Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Soft-paste porcelain cream jug painted in polychrome enamels with flowers and insects.

Soft-paste porcelain cream jug, painted in blue, green, yellow, red, mauve and grey enamel colours. Pear shaped body with sparrow beak lip; loop handle with inward scroll at the top, thumbrest, and inward and outward scroll at the bottom. Decorated with a stork standing between flowering plants, and with three insects.

Notes

History note: Dr and Mrs Hugh Statham; Dr Statham died 1967; Mrs Statham died 1970; their daughter, Miss Beryl Statham by whom lent anonymously in 1970. Bequeathed by Miss Statham, 1990, accepted by H.M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Miss Statham, accepted by H.M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (1990) by H.M. Government

Dating

Mid-18th Century
George II
Circa 1752 - 1754

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( blue, green, yellow, red, mauve and grey)

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Steatitic soft-paste porcelain, painted in blue, green, yellow, red, mauve and grey enamel colours

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.57-1992
Primary reference Number: 37251
Old object number: Statham Loan 25-1970
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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