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Collection

An image of Milk jug by Worcester

Worcester

(England 1751 – 2009)

Title
Milk jug
Year
circa 1765-1770
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

8.4 x 8.3 x 6.5 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.146
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

Painted in underglaze blue with the ‘dragon’ pattern based on Chinese originals. The design features a dragon chasing a flaming pearl. The dragon’s tail folds into the interior of the jug.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 87 (colour illus.). cat.no. 103