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Mug: C.7-1993

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Current Location: In storage


Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory




Soft-paste porcelain mug, transfer-printed underglaze in blue with 'Natural Sprays Group' floral motifs.

Soft-paste porcelain mug, transfer-printed underglaze in blue. Cylindrical with recessed base and ribbed strap handle. Decorated with 'Natural Sprays Group' floral motifs: chrysanthemums and other flowers and foliage on one side, and a rose, rosebuds and other flowers and foliage on the other side.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by J.A. Tait

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1993) by Tait, J. A., Dr


18th Century
George III
Circa 1760 - 1770

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue
Base Width 8.4 cm

Materials used in production

preseumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.7-1993
Primary reference Number: 37252
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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

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