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Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Aynsley & Sons Ltd (manufacturer)
    John Aynsley & Sons Ltd (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware transfer-printed in black

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:1101-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 9, shelf 4

Physical description

Mug of earthenware transfer-printed in black, and cylindrical in shape with a flat loop handle. On the front is a round medallion inscribed below with 'A FRENCH FAMILY' and depicting a man and his wife and three children dancing in a room to music played by a fiddler on one side and a man with a pipe and tabour and dancing dogs on the other side.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

1800 (made)

Artist/maker

John Aynsley & Sons Ltd (manufacturer)
John Aynsley & Sons Ltd (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware transfer-printed in black

Marks and inscriptions

'A FRENCH FAMILY'
Inscribed below the medallion

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm, Diameter: 10.2 cm

Object history note

The print is after a caricature by Thomas Rowlandson.

Descriptive line

Mug of earthenware transfer-printed in black, and cylindrical in shape with a flat loop handle, possibly made and printed by John Aynsley & Sons Ltd., Staffordshire, ca. 1800.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Transfer printed

Subjects depicted

Musicians; Children; Man; Violin; Woman; Dogs

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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