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Jug: C.3127-1928

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Maker(s)

Lowestoft Porcelain Factory (Factory)

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

Relative size of this object

11 cm13 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Place(s) associated

  • Lowestoft ⪼ Suffolk ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1780 CE - 1800 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

References and bibliographic entries

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: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Jug" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/38352 Accessed: 2022-01-19 14:28:39

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