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Mug: EC.7-1940

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Copeland (Uncertain)
Engraver: Harraden, Richard Bankes (After)




Bone china, moulded, glazed and transfer-printed in green enamel with a vuew of the Fitzwilliam Museum.

Bone china transfer-printed in green. Cylindrical with moulded base, and ear-shaped handle. Decorated with a view of the Fitzwilliam Museum after the engraving by R.B. Harraden.


History note: Stanley Woolston, Cambridge

Legal notes

Given by Stanley Woolston

Measurements and weight

Height: 2 7/8 in
Length: 4 1/4 in

Place(s) associated

  • Stoke-on-Trent ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1940) by Woolston, Stanley


19th Century, Mid#
Circa 1848 CE - 1860 CE


Probably Staffordshire, attribution to Copeland uncertain. The mug may have been produced to commemorate the opening of the Fitzwilliam Museum in 1848.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( green)

Materials used in production

probably Bone china

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Bone china, moulded, glazed and transfer-printed in green enamel
Glazing (coating)

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.7-1940
Primary reference Number: 40653
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 24 April 2019 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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