Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Children

Date: 1755-56

Dimensions:

  • Height: 4.92 in (12.50 cm)

Maker: Bow

Description:

This Bow straight sided mug is printed in overglaze red with three scenes of children's games: Whip-top (seen here), Blind Man's Buff and Battledore and Shuttlecock, all based on engravings of about 1750 by Jacques Bacheley after designs by Gravelot .

The painted floral border is also known on a bowl in the British Museum that is dated 1754. 

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