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The mug was thrown on the wheel then refined on the turner's lathe. The loop handle has a broad central rib. The glaze, which is bluish but paler than that of no. 79, is very fluid. It has pooled in the ridges of the handle and on the foot ring, as well as on the base inside the foot ring. ...

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Provenance

By 1955, Rita and Frits Markus; 1982, gift of Rita and Frits Markus to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

English, about 1760–62

Object Place

England

Dimensions

14.6 x 15.2 cm (5 3/4 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

1982.781

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain