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MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: Worcester, England
  • DATES ca. 1775
    DIMENSIONS 8 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 6 in. (21.6 x 18.4 x 15.3 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On underside of base, transfer printed in blue: [moon shape]; applied white rectangular paper sticker, written in black: "4454".
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.260
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. (founded 1751). Jug, ca. 1775. Porcelain, 8 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 6 in. (21.6 x 18.4 x 15.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.260. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR1999.152.260.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White bodied jug with blue transfer floral decoration. Jug with rounded main body with light relief molding of leaves and tall vertical squared upper section of jug, with light arch design relief molding and mask at spout; applied large 'c' curlicue handle; overall decoration of blue transfer flowers, on main body and upper section, with smaller blue floral transfer decoration along outside edge of handle.
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