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Jug: C.2A-1911

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Current Location: In storage


Factory: Coalport Porcelain Factory




Soft-paste porcelain, painted in polychrome enamels and gilt. Decorated on the front with the arms of a member of the Fitzwilliam family.


History note: According to a letter of 9 February 1911 from the executors of the testator, this jug and its pair were given by Earl Fitzwilliam to his father who was his medical advisor. He was Richard Francis George, surgeon, of Bath, who later retired to Weston-super-Mare where he died on 4 December 1879; his son, the Rev. Hereford Brooke George, MA (1838-1910), Fellow of New College, Oxford.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. H. B. George

Measurements and weight

Height: 8 in
Width: 5 1/2 in

Place(s) associated

  • Coalport ⪼ Shropshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1911-01-14) by George, Hereford Brooke, Rev.


19th Century, first half#
William IV
Production date: circa AD 1830

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome) gold
Surface composed of glaze

Materials used in production

Soft-paste porcelain

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: On ribbon below shield of arms
  • Method of creation: Painted in black enamel

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2A-1911
Primary reference Number: 74287
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 11 July 2023 Last processed: Friday 15 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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