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Mug

Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Coalport (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Billingsley, William, born 1758 - died 1828 (painter)
    Coalport Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.582-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 17, shelf 8

Physical description

Mug of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Cylindrical in shape with a flaring base and rim bordered with wide gilt bands, and with a scroll handle. Round the outside is a frieze of flowers.

Place of Origin

Coalport (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1830 (made)

Artist/maker

Billingsley, William, born 1758 - died 1828 (painter)
Coalport Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 10.8 cm, Diameter: 13.9 cm

Object history note

Made from Billingsley's 'Nantgarw' recipe, and the painting is in the style of Billingsley and was perhaps executed by him shortly before his death in 1828.

Descriptive line

Cylindrical mug of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, possibly painted by William Billingsley, probably Coalport Porcelain Factory, Coalport, ca. 1830.

Materials

Porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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