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  • Place of origin:

    Shropshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1779-99 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Caughley Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs Martha Ann Walton Wise

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 11, shelf 8

Physical description

Miniature (toy) coffee cup with loop handle, transfer-printed in blue with 'Fisherman' pattern. On the outside of the cup is a Chinese lake-scene with figures of anglers and a boat. Round the inside is a border of cresting.

Place of Origin

Shropshire (made)


ca. 1779-99 (made)


Caughley Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'S' and a cross, printed in blue


Height: 3.5 cm, Diameter: 3.2 cm

Descriptive line

Miniature (toy) coffee cup, soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed in underglaze blue, Caughley porcelain factory, England, ca. 1779-99

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

For the pattern and dating to 1779-99 see The Caughley Society, Caughley Blue & White Patterns (2012), ca. B03


Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide


Transfer-printed; Underglazed

Subjects depicted

Fishermen; Landscapes


Porcelain; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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