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Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hancock, Robert (engraver)
    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain transfer-printed in black enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:560-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 5, shelf 6

Physical description

Mug of porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel, and cylindrical in shape with a loop handle, and on one side is a boy conversing with a milkmaid who stands with a yoke on her shoulders beside a pail and near a dog and two cows, and the other side has a milking scene with a boy talking to a girl who is milking a cow.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Hancock, Robert (engraver)
Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain transfer-printed in black enamel

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm, Diameter: 10.5 cm

Object history note

The print was engraved by Robert Hancock. The subject of the panel with the milkmaid carrying a yoke and talking to a youth is copied from an engraving by Frances Vivares published in 1760, and after a painting by Thomas Gainsborough entitled 'The Rural Lovers'. The subject of the panel with the youth talking to a maid who is milking a cow is after an engraving by Luke Sullivan, published in 1759, of 'A View of Woodburn in Surrey'.
Given to Lady Charlotte Schreiber by Miss Berkeley, Blackheath, in July 1871

Descriptive line

Mug of porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel, and cylindrical in shape with a loop handle, and engraved by Robert Hancock, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1760.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Man; Milkmaid; Cows; Yoke; Woman; Dog; Boys

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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