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Beaker

Decorator: William Billingsley's Mansfield Decorating Establishment

Date: c.1799-1801
Dimensions:
Overall: 8.2 x 9 cm (3 1/4 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium: hard-paste porcelain, enamel, and gold.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:England
Object number: G83.1.1192
DescriptionA Mansfield porcelain beaker, painted with an oval panel of an Elizabethan Wing of a Mansion, with an earlier ruined Abbey nearby and a later Church in the distance. All in sepia monochrome, within an oval gold border edged in black. The rim has a zig-zag pattern in green and red enclosing gold dots, within two gold bands, and all on a yellow ground.