Coffee Cup or small Mug, Worcester, soft paste porcelain, c.1758

 

This small mug or coffee cup of waisted, tapering form with slightly everted rim and grooved handle, is painted in the Mansfield pattern.

Workman's mark.

Condition: Excellent - no chips, cracks or restoration. There are some tiny imperfections in the paste and glaze, typical of this early period in porcelain production.

Dimensions: Height 5.7 cm

Worcester Blue & White Porcelain 1751-1790, Branyan, French & Sandon, I.E.1 (Barrie & Jenkins, 1989).

Godden's Guide to Blue and White Porcelain, Geoffrey A. Godden (Antique Collectors' Club, 2004).

 

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