In 1953, Sydney collector, Annie Maria Gillies, bequeathed around 100 decorative art objects to the Vaucluse Park Trust, which later became part of the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. In 1998, the Trust transferred this collection to the Powerhouse Museum.
The greater part of this collection consists of around 80 examples of English porcelain dating from the mid eighteenth to the early nineteenth century. These items represent the strength of the English porcelain industry, including...
Jug, porcelain, made by Royal Worcester Porcelain Co Ltd, England, c. 1765-1770
A small white porcelain jug, the body moulded to resemble a cabbage head with a wide spout surmounted by a mask in relief. The c-shaped handle is attached top and bottom to scrolls. Blue on white sprays of flowers with butterflies are scattered over the jug.