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  • Davenport Porcelain Works
  • jug, circa 1840–1850
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • porcelain
  • Object Height: 19.7 cm
    Object Height: 7 3/4 in
  • Gift from The Frank P. and Harriet C. Burnap Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1937.0060.02

Porcelain jug with a compressed bulbous body and a partially fluted neck. The top of the piece has irregular edges and a protruding, molded lip. There is an acanthus leaf in relief under the lip. The handle is intricately scrolled and made from two pieces.The jug has ornamentation in scattered bunches and figures in white relief on a lavender ground.