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Mug

Mug

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain with applied decoration in relief

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2846-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 4

Physical description

Mug of soft-paste porcelain, cylindrical with loop handle. Decorated with applied sprays of prunus-blossom in relief. Made in imitation of Chinese porcelain of the province of Fujian.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain with applied decoration in relief

Marks and inscriptions

A cross
Incised with a sharp point

Dimensions

Height: 6 cm, Diameter: 5.4 cm

Descriptive line

Mug, soft-paste porcelain with applied decoration in relief, made by Bow Porcelain Factory, England, ca. 1750

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Applied work

Subjects depicted

Prunus blossoms

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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