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Mug - Drover

Drover

  • Object:

    Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Swansea (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware transfer-printed with blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss S. Owen

  • Museum number:

    494-1899

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 31, shelf 6

Physical description

Mug of earthenware transfer-printed with blue. Cylindrical and with a loop handle. Round the outside is depicted a repeating picture of a landscape in which is a young man with a dog driving two cows. Inside the rim is a border of floral ornament.

Place of Origin

Swansea (possibly, made)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware transfer-printed with blue

Dimensions

Height: 7.6 cm, Diameter: 8.1 cm

Descriptive line

Mug of earthenware transfer-printed with blue, 'Drover' pattern, possibly Swansea, early 19th century.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Landscape; Cows; Man; Dog; Floral

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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