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Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1785 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.455-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 3

Physical description

Mug of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Cylindrical in shape and with a grooved loop handle. On the front is a vase adorned with garlands of flowers. At the sides are festoons of flowers. Formal borders in bleu de roiand gold.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1785 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 12.7 cm

Descriptive line

Cylindrical mug of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1785

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Vase; Flowers; Grooved; Medallions (ornament areas); Border

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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