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Jug: C.3127-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Lowestoft Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain jug, decorated with flower sprays and herring-bone borders in green, pink and purple enamels.

Soft-paste porcelain jug, painted in green, pink and purple enamels. The pear-shaped jug has a sparrow-beak spout and ribbed loop handle, and is supported on a wedge-shaped footring. It is painted with two crossed roses below the spout, flanked by small leaf sprigs, between bands of interwoven meandering festoons of pink roses and purple herring-bone, a pink herring-bone line on the handle.

Notes

History note: Purchased from Mrs Morrison, an antique dealer in Cheapside, Knaresborough, August 11th 1922, 30 shillings.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 13.0 cm
Width: 11.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lowestoft ⪼ Suffolk ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, Late
George III
Circa 1780 CE - 1800 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( green, pink and purple)

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain, painted in green, pink and purple enamels

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3127-1928
Primary reference Number: 38352
Old object number: 3855, vol. 19
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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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