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Mug

Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755-65 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:105/A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case D, shelf 3

Physical description

Mug of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, and cylindrical in shape, expanding slightly at the base, and with a loop handle, and painted with a pheasant standing on a rock on which grow flowering plants.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1755-65 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

Dimensions

Height: 9.2 cm, Diameter: 7.6 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with 414:105-1885 (Sch. I 460)
The pair was purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Kidson, Liverpool, for £3 10 shillings in December 1879.
Acquired as Bow porcelain.

Descriptive line

Mug of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, and cylindrical in shape with a loop handle, Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1755-65

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Pheasant; Flowering plant

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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