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Half-pint mug in the Meissen style

Manufacturer: Worcester Porcelain Manufactory

Date: c.1758-1760
Overall: 8.5 x 9.5 x 6.4 cm (3 3/8 x 3 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium: Soapstone procelain, enamel, and gold.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:England, Worcestershire, Worcester
Object number: G83.1.1159
DescriptionA Worcester (Dr. Wall) pale yellow-ground bell-shaped mug with grooved-loop handle. It is painted in puce with an Oriental fisherman seated on rockwork and with further panels of rockwork, grasses and shrubs within pink and puce ogival cartouches. The ground is reserved with chrysanthemum beneath an iron-red scrolling foliage border.