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Abergavenny mugs

  • Museum number

    4180

  • Description

    Two very large mugs (4 1/2 pint capacity) known as the Grace Mugs. Painted with "The Power of Love" and "Bacchante" in a reserve on each surrounded with shell gilding and a salmon ground. Each mug has the full coat of arms of Lord Abergavenny. Signed H. Chamberlain and inscribed "Chamberlains Worcester, Porcelain manufactory By appointment to HRH The Prince Regent".

  • Artist

    Humphrey Chamberlain

  • Date made

    1813

  • Material

    Soft paste porcelain

  • Factory mark

    Chamberlains Worcester

  • Mark type

    hand written script

  • Provenance/assession

    Purchased with the aid of a grant from the V&A Purchase Grant Fund 1973

  • Height

    6.8 in

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