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Mug

Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain transfer-printed and washed over in lilac enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:570-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Mug of porcelain, transfer-printed and washed over in lilac enamel, and cylindrical in shape with a loop handle, and on one side is a girl on a ladder closing the door of a large bird-coop mounted on stakes beside a stream, and in the background is another girl leaning on the rail of a wooden footbridge, and on the other side is a view of a cottage near a stone bridge over a steam in which two laundresses are washing clothes, and a boy leans blowing bubbles over the rail of the bridge.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1765 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain transfer-printed and washed over in lilac enamel

Dimensions

Height: 8.9 cm, Diameter: 7.3 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Hammond, Liverpool, for £2 10 shillings in May 1879

Descriptive line

Mug of porcelain, transfer-printed and washed over in lilac enamel, and cylindrical in shape with a loop handle, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1765.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Girl; Bird; Steam; Boy; Bridges (built works); Cottage

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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