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Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1753-56 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (Manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.868-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 4, shelf 5

Physical description

Mug of soft-paste porcelain, cylindrical, with slightly spreading foot and a loop handle. Painted in underglaze blue with a Chinoiserie design of flowering tree, rocks and palisade; diaper border outside the rim.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1753-56 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (Manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

An incised cross painted over in blue

Dimensions

Height: 6.7 cm, Diameter: 5.7 cm

Descriptive line

Mug, soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, England, Worcester porcelain factory, ca. 1753-56

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Honey, W. B. Old English porcelain; a handbook for collectors London: Faber & Faber, 1948, Pl. 67E, pp. 156, 160
For this pattern, see Branyan, French and Sandon, Worcester Blue and White Porcelain, revised edition 1989, cat. I.D.12, where dated 1753-56

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Diaper-work; Rock; Palisades (outworks)

Categories

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

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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