An image of Goat and bee jug

Chelsea

(England 1744 – 1769)

Goat and bee jug

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

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.

Year
circa 1745-circa 1749
Media
Ceramic
Medium
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions
11.0 x 7.8 x 5.0 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2010.203