Not currently on display at the V&A

Mug

ca. 1982 (manufactured)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

White earthenware mug of cannister shape with an oblong handle. The printed decoration runs in a band round the body and consists of two deck chairs in red and white and a beach ball in blue and red set against a background consisting of a strip of yellow to represent sand, dark blue for water and paler blue for the sky.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Earthenware with printed decoration
Brief description
Mug with the 'Kiln Craft' trade name, earthenware with printed decoration, designed by Farhana Khan, made by Staffordshire Potteries Ltd., England, 1982.
Physical description
White earthenware mug of cannister shape with an oblong handle. The printed decoration runs in a band round the body and consists of two deck chairs in red and white and a beach ball in blue and red set against a background consisting of a strip of yellow to represent sand, dark blue for water and paler blue for the sky.
Dimensions
  • Height: 9.2cm
  • Diameter: 8cm
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'Kiln Craft' surrounded by the words 'STAFFORDSHIRE ENGLAND' (In relief on the base)
  • '© MCMLXXX II FARHANA DESIGNS LONDON 01 289 0831· M010' (Printed in red alongside the handle)
Credit line
Given by the designer
Object history
The designs for these mugs are sent by the designer as art work to Staffordshire Potteries who then covert them for application to their mugs by a from of silk screening.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.336-1983

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Record createdOctober 15, 2008
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