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Baxter portrait mug

  • Museum number

    1730

  • Description

    Cylindrical straight sided mug, opposite the handle a black painted silhouette, probably a self portrait of Thomas Baxter. The rest of the outside decorated with a horizontal panel of flowers and rich gilding. Inscribed under the base "Septr.1814"

  • Artist

    Thomas Baxter

  • Date made

    1814

  • Material

    Soft paste porcelain

  • Factory mark

    Flight, Barr & Barr

  • Mark type

    printed

  • Provenance/assession

    From the collection of CW Dyson Perrins

  • Height

    3 1/2 inches

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