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Mug

Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:103-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 4

Physical description

Mug of soft-paste porcelain, painted with enamels, with an inverted bell-shaped body and a scrolled loop handle, and painted with a group of exotic birds among trees on one side and a single bird perched on a branch on the other.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

Dimensions

Height: 14.9 cm, Diameter: 12.4 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Dalgleish, London, for £1 10 shillings in December 1867.
Acquired as Bow porcelain.

Descriptive line

Mug of soft-paste porcelain, painted with enamels, with an inverted bell-shaped body and a scrolled loop handle, made by William Duesbury & Co., Derby, ca. 1760.

Production Note

See note on Sch. I 317.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Tree; Birds

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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