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Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    1829 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with moulded decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3647-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 13, shelf 1

Physical description

Mug of porcelain with an applied medallion on the front, moulded in low relief and coloured mauve, with a bust to the left of King George IV. Cylindrical in shape with a foliated loop handle. Inscribed 'GEORGIVS IV DEI GRATIA BRITTANNIARVM REX', and on the bottom is a similar medallion with the inscription 'JULY XIX MDCCCXXIX' surrounded by national floral emblems and branches.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

1829 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with moulded decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'GEORGIVS IV DEI GRATIA BRITTANNIARVM REX'
Inscribed

'JULY XIX MDCCCXXIX'
Inscribed within a floral wreath

Dimensions

Height: 8.3 cm, Diameter: 8.9 cm

Descriptive line

Mug of porcelain with an applied medallion on the front, moulded in low relief, Staffordshire, 1829.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Moulded

Subjects depicted

Medallion; Bust; Wreath; Branches; Emblems; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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