Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Mug

ca. 1755 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Mug of porcelain, painted with enamels, of inverted bell shape with a loop handle, and on one side is a bouquet with the remaining surface painted with scattered sprays of flowers.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted with enamels,
Brief Description
Mug of porcelain, painted with enamels, and of inverted bell shape with a loop handle, made by Chelsea Porcelain factory, London, ca. 1755.
Physical Description
Mug of porcelain, painted with enamels, of inverted bell shape with a loop handle, and on one side is a bouquet with the remaining surface painted with scattered sprays of flowers.
Dimensions
  • Height: 13.9cm
  • Diameter: 10.8cm
Marks and Inscriptions
An anchor (In red)
Credit line
Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Object history
Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Gale, London, for £2 in October 1866.

Acquired as Chelsea porcelain.
Subject depicted
Other Number
Sch. I 186 - Schreiber number
Collection
Accession Number
414:369-1885

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record createdDecember 18, 2008
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