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Mug: C.110-1933

Object information

Maker(s)

Worcester Porcelain Factory (Factory)
Transfer-print Hancock, Robert (Engraver)

Description

Soft-paste porcelain mug, transfer-printed underglaze in blue wuth Chinese scenes.

Soft-paste porcelain mug, transfer-printed underglaze in blue. The mug is of tall cylindrical shape, with grooved strap handle. The mug is printed on one side with 'La Pêche', the reverse with 'La Promenade Chinoise'.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. A.V. Valentine-Richards

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.8 cm
Width: 11.2 cm

Relative size of this object

11.2 cm11.8 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-04-05) by Valentine-Richards, A. V., The Rev

Dating

Second half of 18th century
George III
Circa 1770 - 1775

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze presumed steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.110-1933
Primary reference Number: 34347
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 20 August 2021 Last processed: Friday 20 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Mug" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/34347 Accessed: 2022-07-03 18:12:26

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