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circa 1755

Chelsea porcelain factory (English, circa 1745 - 1769)

The naturalistically depicted flowers on this mug were inspired by a style known as deutsche Blumen (German flowers), similarly naturalistic floral decoration that the Meissen factory in Germany used to decorate its porcelain from the early 1740s.

Place object was created: London, England

soft-paste porcelain, enamel paint

Measurements:    height: 5.5 inches

Daisy Wade Bridges Collection 1964.3

Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH