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

Mug

1768 (dated)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Mug of soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue. Bell-shaped with loop handle. Painted on the front with a sun-face in a panel with the inscription below: 'Ed d Amond Wymondham'; on either side, a spray of flowers; inside and at top a narrow scrolled border. Dated under the base '1768'.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue
Brief description
Mug, soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, probably painted by R. Allen, Lowestoft porcelain factory, Lowestoft, dated 1768
Physical description
Mug of soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue. Bell-shaped with loop handle. Painted on the front with a sun-face in a panel with the inscription below: 'Ed d Amond Wymondham'; on either side, a spray of flowers; inside and at top a narrow scrolled border. Dated under the base '1768'.
Dimensions
  • Height: 11.7cm
  • Diameter: 8.9cm
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'Ed d Amond Wymondham' (Painted in underglaze blue)
  • '1768' (Under the base, in underglaze blue)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Mr Wallace Elliot
Object history
London, Christies, 13/12/1921. From the Sir John Smiley Collection.

Made for Edward Amond of the Sun Inn, Wynmondham.
Collection
Accession number
C.51-1938

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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