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Title

Goat and bee jug

circa 1745-circa 1749

Artist

Chelsea

England

1744 - 1769

  • 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
    Location
    18th c European porcelain
    Accession number
    L2010.203
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Chelsea

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  • 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.

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