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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1747-49 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Wallace Elliot

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 5

Physical description

Mug of soft-paste porcelain, bell-shaped with grooved loop handle. Painted in Chinese style in blue, green, red and yellow with landscapes with buildings, and at the top a narrow border of flowers on a green dotted ground.

Place of Origin

London (made)


ca. 1747-49 (made)


Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels


Height: 12.7 cm, Diameter: 7.3 cm

Object history note

London, Christies, 12/03/1925. From the Mrs. Vipan Collection.

Descriptive line

Mug, soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels, Bow Porcelain Factory, London, England, ca. 1747-49

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

For this group of wares, see Anton Gabszewicz, 'Bow Porcelain: the Incised 'R' Marked Group and Associated Wares', English Ceramic Circle Transactions, vol. 17, part 2 (2000), pp. 275-294, where dated ca. 1747-49


Soft paste porcelain; Enamel



Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Buildings


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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