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Mug

Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1785 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thomas Flight's factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.545-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 1

Physical description

Mug of soft-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue and gilded. Cylindrical in shape with a grooved loop handle and decorated with alternating designs of formal flowers and foliage in narrow vertical panels in blue and gold.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1785 (made)

Artist/maker

Thomas Flight's factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 12.7 cm, Diameter: 8.6 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with C.545A-1935.

Descriptive line

Cylindrical mug of soft-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue and gilded, probably Thomas Flight's factory, Worcester, ca. 1785.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Foliage

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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