Mug

1776 (made)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Mug of soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed and painted in underglaze blue. Cylindrical with a loop handle. In the front is inscribed 'R. PARR 1776' within a medallion. On either side is a print of a woman and boy in Chinese seated beside a pedestal and vases. Under the base is a floral medallion.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed and painted in underglaze blue
Brief Description
Mug of soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed and painted in underglaze blue, Caughley Porcelain Factory, Caughley, dated 1776.
Physical Description
Mug of soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed and painted in underglaze blue. Cylindrical with a loop handle. In the front is inscribed 'R. PARR 1776' within a medallion. On either side is a print of a woman and boy in Chinese seated beside a pedestal and vases. Under the base is a floral medallion.
Dimensions
  • Height: 11.4cm
  • Diameter: 8.6cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'C' (In underglaze blue)
  • 'R. PARR 1776' (Painted within a medallion)
Credit line
Given by Alfred Darby, Esq.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
For these patterns see The Caughley Society, Caughley Blue & White Patterns (2012), cats. B01 and C16
Collection
Accession Number
C.78-1921

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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