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The cylindrical mug was thrown on the wheel and turned to achieve this form, which flares slightly at the lip and at the base. The applied strap handle curves away from the body at the lower attachment. The base has been turned to produce a foot ring one centimeter wide, which is free of...

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Provenance

Dr. and Mrs. Hugh Statham. October 16, 1956, sold, Sotheby & Co., London. New York. Rita and Frits Markus; 1983, gift of Rita and Frits Markus to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

English, about 1756–57

Object Place

England

Dimensions

12.4 x 14.3 cm (4 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1983.652

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain