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Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William Reid & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, red enamel and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.939-1924

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Mug of soft-paste porcelain, barrel-shaped, with moulded foot and scroll handle. Painted in underglaze blue, red enamel and gilt with flowering sprays, rocks and palisade in Chinese style; border of alternate diaper and floral pattern.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

William Reid & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, red enamel and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 12.1 cm, Diameter: 9.5 cm

Descriptive line

Mug, soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, red enamel and gilt, William Reid & Co., England (Liverpool), ca. 1760

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

Hillis, M. & R. Jellicoe. The Liverpool Porcelain of William Reid. London: Roderick Jellicoe, 2000

Labels and date

Mug, porcelain painted in underglaze blue and red enamel, and gilt
Liverpool (Richard Chaffers' factory; about 1756-1760)
E. F. Broderip Gift [1960]

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamel; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Glazed; Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Rock; Palisades (outworks); Diaper-work; Floral patterns

Categories

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

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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