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Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Plymouth (possibly, made)
    Bristol (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Plymouth Porcelain Factory (maker)
    Bristol porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in puce monochrome and gilded

  • Museum number:

    C.59-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 12, shelf 7

Physical description

Mug of porcelain painted in puce monochrome and gilded. Cylindrical with a loop handle. The body is painted at the front with a harbour-scene. The rim has a gilt dentil edge in the Sèvres manner.

Place of Origin

Plymouth (possibly, made)
Bristol (possibly, made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Plymouth Porcelain Factory (maker)
Bristol porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in puce monochrome and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 10.9 cm

Object history note

The wharf-scene was probably copied from a Meissen original of ca. 1740.

Descriptive line

Mug of porcelain painted in puce monochrome and gilded, possibly by Plymouth Porcelain Factory or possibly Bristol porcelain factory, possibly Plymouth or Bristol, ca. 1770

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Harbour; Monochrome; Dentil

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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