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 inchesDaisy Wade Bridges Collection 1964.3
Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH