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Mug

Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Caughley (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1783-93 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Caughley Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)
    Chamberlain Worcester (gilded)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with blue enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Alfred Darby, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.70-1921

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 11, shelf 3

Physical description

Mug of soft-paste porcelain painted with blue enamels and gilded. Cylindrical with a loop handle. In front is the monogram 'RT' and on either side is a spray of flowers in blue. Round the neck and base are plain gold borders.

Place of Origin

Caughley (made)

Date

ca. 1783-93 (made)

Artist/maker

Caughley Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)
Chamberlain Worcester (gilded)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with blue enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'RT'
In front in monogram

'C' (with serif)
painted in underglaze blue

Descriptive line

Mug of soft-paste porcelain painted with blue enamels and gilded, Caughley Porcelain Factory, Caughley, ca. 1775-1779.

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

The Caughley Society, Caughley Blue & White Patterns, 2012, p. 80, where dated to 1775-79

Production Note

Possibly gilded at Chamberlain's factory, Worcester. If so, then the mug probably dates from about 1783-93

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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