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

Mug

ca. 1790-ca. 1800 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Mug of soft-paste porcelain, inscribed in front with 'A Trifle from Lowestoft' in black, within a panel of purple scrollwork. At the sides cornflowers in blue enamel, red and green. On the handle, turquoise markings.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels
Brief description
Mug of soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels, probably painted by R. Allen, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, Lowestoft, ca. 1790-1800.
Physical description
Mug of soft-paste porcelain, inscribed in front with 'A Trifle from Lowestoft' in black, within a panel of purple scrollwork. At the sides cornflowers in blue enamel, red and green. On the handle, turquoise markings.
Dimensions
  • Height: 8.9cm
  • Diameter: 7cm
Marks and inscriptions
'A Trifle from Lowestoft' (in front in black)
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Production
Date given by John Howell 1981
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
Kiddell, A.J.B., 'Inscribed and dated Lowestof porcelain' in E.P.C. Trans. Vol. III, 1931, p. 52
Collection
Accession number
C.322-1924

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Record createdApril 24, 2009
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