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Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Longton (made)
    Liverpool (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Longton Hall porcelain factory (manufacturer)
    Sadler and Green (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in black over the glaze, and mounted with a silver rim

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:785-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Mug of soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in black over the glaze with a half-length portrait of 'The Illustrious Prince FERDINAND of BRUNSWICK'. Barrel-shaped with a scrolled loop handle, and mounted with a silver rim wrought with rococo scrollwork. The portrait is flanked on one side by a battle-scene, and on the other side by a shield with the arms of Prussia amid a trophy of weapons and flags, one of which is inscribed with 'Minden'.

Place of Origin

Longton (made)
Liverpool (printed)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Longton Hall porcelain factory (manufacturer)
Sadler and Green (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in black over the glaze, and mounted with a silver rim

Marks and inscriptions

'The Illustrious Prince / FERDINAND of BRUNSWICK'
Inscribed below the bust

'Salder Lipl.'
Signature on the print

'Minden'
Inscribed on the flag

Dimensions

Height: 9.2 cm, Diameter: 7.9 cm

Object history note

Made of commemorate the battle of Minden in 1759.
Acquired as Liverpool porcelain
Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Heath, Peterborough, for 5 shillings in October 1878

Descriptive line

Mug of soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in black over the glaze with a half-length portrait of 'The Illustrious Prince FERDINAND of BRUNSWICK', probably made at the Longton Hall porcelain factory, printed at Sadler and Green, Liverpool, ca. 1760

Materials

Porcelain; Silver

Techniques

Transfer printed; Glazed; Mounted

Subjects depicted

Portrait; Battle; Flags; Shield; Scrollwork; Trophies

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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