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

Mug

ca. 1785-ca. 1790 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Mug of soft-paste porcelain, painted in red, crimson, lilac, brown and green with four Chinese figures on a terrace; a seated woman with a boy holding out fruit and a man looking out of window, while an attendant approaches with a tray and a dog. Inside the rim, key-pattern border in red.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted in overglaze enamels
Brief description
Mug, soft-paste porcelain, painted in overglaze polychrome enamels, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1785-1790
Physical description
Mug of soft-paste porcelain, painted in red, crimson, lilac, brown and green with four Chinese figures on a terrace; a seated woman with a boy holding out fruit and a man looking out of window, while an attendant approaches with a tray and a dog. Inside the rim, key-pattern border in red.
Dimensions
  • Height: 11.1cm
  • Diameter: 8.6cm
Style
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.218-1924

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Record createdApril 21, 2009
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