Mug; porcelain; cylindrical; large moulded handle with low thumbrest; printed in blue under the glaze with 'Fisherman' pattern of oriental lake scene, fisherman in boat with triangular sail, bird on rock and island with building; border of outside rim decorated with band of octagons and frieze of pendant trefoils; base indented.
- 1785-1795 (circa)
- Factory in: Caughley
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Shropshire,Ironbridge,Caughley)
- Height: 14 centimetres
- Diameter: 10.7 centimetres
For marked examples of shape and pattern see Godden 1969 'Caughley & Worcester Porcelains 1775-1800' plate 152.
Hairline cracks to base [SJM 6 Oct 2011].
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCT9074
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