Mask Spout Jug
10 x 6 x 4 7/8 in. (25.4 x 15.3 x 12.4 cm) (show scale)
On underside of base, transfer printed Co. logo; below: "RdNo119923 [in box]/1366". Written, in black: "K3". Written, in red: [dot next to "x"]. Applied white sticker, written in black: "5483".
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Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
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Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. (founded 1751). Mask Spout Jug, 1892. Porcelain, 10 x 6 x 4 7/8 in. (25.4 x 15.3 x 12.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.251. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.152.251_view1.jpg)
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Tall cylindrical jug in blue and cream/pink glaze with gold paint floral decoration, bearded mask spout and raised dot band decoration and rounded base. Tall, blue glaze upper section with large, applied, bearded mask as spout, stepped shoulder to a long, central body in light blue with applied gold paint decoration of long petaled flowers and branches, on reverse a single floral bough in gold paint, attached long handle molded as a branch with leaves; raised dot band at join of upper section to main body, shoulder and base; rounded base. Mask, handle and raised dot bands at top and bottom in a cream/pink glaze. Single, thin gold band at outer top rim, shoulder and base.
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