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Mug

Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1757 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed in black

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.1043-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 5, shelf 3

Physical description

Mug of soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in black. Cylindrical in shape with a loop handle. Transfer-printed on one side with a half-length portrait of the King of Prussia, and inscribed below with 'King of Prussia'. On the other side is a winged figure of Fame blowing two trumpets. A line border is within the rim.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1757 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed in black

Marks and inscriptions

'King of Prussia'
Inscribed below the portrait

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 cm, Diameter: 5.1 cm

Object history note

The portrait is after a painting by Antoine Pesne.

Descriptive line

Mug of soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in black, cylindrical in shape with a loop handle, Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1757

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Transfer printed

Subjects depicted

King; Trumpets; Portrait

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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