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Mug

Mug

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1745-1748 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Limehouse Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with underglaze blue

  • Museum number:

    C.63-1967

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case D, shelf 4

Physical description

Mug of soft-paste porcelain painted with underglaze blue. Bell-shaped and with a loop handle and globular terminal. Body painted with Chinese pagodas, houses, islands with a sailing boat in the foreground. Border inside and out with a trellis pattern interrupted by flower petals in panels.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1745-1748 (made)

Artist/maker

Limehouse Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 12.4 cm

Descriptive line

Mug of soft-paste porcelain painted with underglaze blue, probably Limehouse Porcelain Factory, London, 1745-1748.

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

Honey, W.B. Old English Porcelain: A Handbook for Collectors. London : Faber & Faber, 1977. 297 p. Pl. 114. c.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Pagoda; Houses; Islands; Boats; Trellis; Panels; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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