Helmet-shaped pedestal jug by Worcester Porcelain Factory

The jug is press-moulded and hand painted with a floral and leaf design in polychrome enamels in a palette typical of the early period.

Details

Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
15 cm
Art Fund grant:
£6,250 ( Total: £25,000)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Albert Amor Ltd

Most Worcester porcelain of the early period was inspired by the the Chinese, and the jug is possibly the earliest example of modelled classical decoration to be found at Worcester.

Provenance

Sidders Collection.

Venue details

Museum of Royal Worcester Severn Street, WORCESTER Worcestershire WR1 2ND 01905 21247 www.museumofroyalworcester.org

Entry details

£3 with National Art Pass (standard entry £6)

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