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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery

Mug

1800 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Mug of earthenware transfer-printed in black, and cylindrical in shape with a flat loop handle. On the front is a round medallion inscribed below with 'A FRENCH FAMILY' and depicting a man and his wife and three children dancing in a room to music played by a fiddler on one side and a man with a pipe and tabour and dancing dogs on the other side.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Earthenware transfer-printed in black
Brief Description
Mug of earthenware transfer-printed in black, and cylindrical in shape with a flat loop handle, possibly made and printed by John Aynsley & Sons Ltd., Staffordshire, ca. 1800.
Physical Description
Mug of earthenware transfer-printed in black, and cylindrical in shape with a flat loop handle. On the front is a round medallion inscribed below with 'A FRENCH FAMILY' and depicting a man and his wife and three children dancing in a room to music played by a fiddler on one side and a man with a pipe and tabour and dancing dogs on the other side.
Dimensions
  • Height: 15.2cm
  • Diameter: 10.2cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'A FRENCH FAMILY' (Inscribed below the medallion)
Credit line
Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Object history
The print is after a caricature by Thomas Rowlandson.
Subjects depicted
Other Number
Sch. II 361 - Schreiber number
Collection
Accession Number
414:1101-1885

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record createdApril 30, 2009
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