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Cup

Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Herculaneum Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware transfer-printed in black enamel and painted with enamels over the glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:1112-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 10, shelf 6

Physical description

Drinking cup of earthenware transfer-printed in black enamel and painted with enamels over the glaze, and straight-sided widening towards the top. On one side is a rococo panel with a ship sailing into a harbour, a fisherman and a boy in the foreground, and on the other side is a compass marked with all the points and inscribed above on a scroll 'Come Box the Compass' and in the middle 'I.JOHNSON, LIVERPOOL'. Both prints are painted over in red, yellow, green and purple enamels.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)

Date

ca. 1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Herculaneum Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware transfer-printed in black enamel and painted with enamels over the glaze

Marks and inscriptions

'Come Box the Compass'
Inscribed above the compass

'I.JOHNSON, LIVERPOOL'
Inscribed

Dimensions

Height: 8.9 cm, Diameter: 8.6 cm

Descriptive line

Drinking cup of earthenware transfer-printed in black enamel and painted with enamels over the glaze, Herculaneum Factory, Liverpool, ca. 1800.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Transfer printed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Compass; Ship; Fisherman; Boy

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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