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  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770-1778 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Philip Christian & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 35, shelf 1

Physical description

Mug of soft-paste porcelain, cylindrical with slightly spreading base, loop handle. Transfer-printed on one side with a design of flowering plants and trellis; on the other a rocky landscape in Chinese style; outside the mouth, a border of hexagon diaper.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)


ca. 1770-1778 (made)


Philip Christian & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in underglaze blue


Height: 11.4 cm, Diameter: 8.9 cm

Descriptive line

Mug, soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in underglaze blue, Liverpool, Philip Christian & Co., England, ca. 1770-8


Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide


Glazed; Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Trellises; Diaper-work; Landscapes


Ceramics; Porcelain; Drinking; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares


Ceramics Collection

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