jug

manufacturer: Meissen porcelain factory (German, estab. 1710)

circa 1774-1814
See full details

Object Detail


Description
jug, creamer, silver shaped, in the traditional “Deutsche Blumen” style of naturalistic flowers painted separately or loosely tied in bouquets to front and reverse. A single floral motif under the spout, traditional handle gilded in the form of a cut stem with moulded leaf terminal, gilded rim and gilded line above the base. This style was copied by many European and English factories from its introduction at Meissen, circa 1740.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Meissen porcelain factory (German, estab. 1710)
Production place
Meissen, Germany
Production date
circa 1774-1814
circa 1860
Media description
hard-paste porcelain, hand-painted with onglaze enamels
Measurements
85 x 85 x 65 mm
Measurement details
height: 85mm
width: 85mm
depth: 65mm
Credit line
bequest of Alwynne Jona OAM, Melbourne 2013
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection and Christine Bell
Accession number
A1293