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Pair of Mugs

circa 1761-1762

Worcester porcelain factory (Worcestershire, England, 1751 - present)

The transfer-printed images of the King and Queen by Robert Hancock (1730-1817) on these bell-shaped mugs are exceptionally detailed, and rare for being done in purple. They are based on paintings by Jeremiah Meyer (1735-1789).

Place object was created: Worcester, England

soft paste porcelain, enamel paint

Measurements:    diameter: 4 inches    height: 3.50 inches

Gift of the Delhom Service League in memory of M. Mellanay Delhom 2010.23.1-2

Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH