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Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Plymouth (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Plymouth Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:712-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 12, shelf 7

Physical description

Mug, of hard-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue; inverted bell-shaped with a loop handle; painted with a landscape in which are a pavilion among rocks, pine-trees and bamboos; with a formal border of cresting

Place of Origin

Plymouth (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Plymouth Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

The sign for tin
In blue

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 cm, Diameter: 7.9 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Mr C. Prideaux, Knightsbridge, for 15 shillings in November 1868

Descriptive line

Mug, of hard-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue, inverted bell-shaped with a loop handle, made by Plymouth Porcelain Factory, Plymouth, ca. 1770

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Pavilions (garden structures); Bamboo; Landscapes (representations); Pine

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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