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Cider jug

1958.54.51AB (RS212700)

Description

Large porcelain pitcher with bulbous body; spout with pierced strainer; foo dog knop; ribbed, twisted handle with elaborate leafy terminals; and hand-painted decoration. Elaborate border pattern of scrolled waves, dots and bellflowers in metallic gold, sepia, and brown on lid and pitcher rim. Hand-painted metallic gold flowers on handle. Leave and flower handle terminals and foo dog knop painted metallic gold. On either side of the pitcher is a pastoral landscape scene of trees and a house in an oval medallion. The initials "JMP" are painted above the house.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1810
Inscriptions
"The Misses Richmond" (handwritten)
Location of origin
China
Material
gilding
hand-painted
molding (forming)
piercing
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese Export
Chinese export
flagons
gilding
hand-painted
molding (forming)
Painted
piercing
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
porcelain
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
12 (H), 7 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.54.51AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Elizabeth C. Binney
GUSN
6780
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