Porcelain jug from Worcester.

Made in England, United Kingdom, Europe, c 1765-1770..

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.


230 mm
185 mm


Dutch jug pattern, Worcester, England. [see illustration p.25 Dictionary Worcester Porcelain, vol 1 1751-1851]

Worcester, England,1765-1770.
c 1765-1770.


Transfer from the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 1999 Bequest of Annie Maria Gillies, 1953
16 September, 2005

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Porcelain jug from Worcester. 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 November 2017, <https://ma.as/319381>
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