Armorial jug in European shape

On display


  • Title

    Armorial jug in European shape

  • Associated people

    John Drummond, Duke of Melfort (1649 - 1714) (heraldry on object)
  • Associated place

    China (place of creation)
    Europe (original location)
  • Date

  • Material and technique

    metal, probably copper, with polychrome overglaze enamels, and gilding; silver mounts

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    with lid 32 x 25 x 18 cm from handle to spout, max. (height x width x depth)
    without lid 26 x 25 x 18 cm from handle to spout, max. (height x width x depth)
    without lid, width and depth at foot 26 x 17 x 17 cm (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Cyril A. de Costa Andrade, 1957.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 35 | West meets East
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Norris, Dana, ‘Chinese painted enamels: a condition survey of the collection at the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology’, Journal of the Institute of Conservation, 38, issue 2, (2015), figs. 6-7 p. 153

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