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Title

Goat and bee jug

circa 1745-circa 1749


Artist

Chelsea

England

1744 - 1769


About

Jugs of this design, incorporating two seated goats and a bee, are among the earliest products of the Chelsea factory. An example in the British Museum is dated 1745. The design is probably based on a silver prototype though no genuine example in silver is known.


Details


Date

circa 1745-circa 1749


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

soft-paste porcelain


Dimensions

11.0 x 7.8 x 5.0 cm


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2010.203


Artist information

Chelsea

Works in the collection

23


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 54 (colour illus.). cat.no. 57