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Worcester porcelain mug ‘The Bagpiper’ & ‘The Milkmaids’, c. 1770.

Worcester printed porcelain mug, c. 1770. Printed in black, with engravings by Robert Hancock.
One side with ‘The Bagpiper’, after a design of ‘Spring’ by Jacopo Amiconi. A young man plays bagpipes, before a reclining shepherdess, and her dog, beneath a tree.
The reverse with ‘The Milkmaids’, after an engraving by Robert Sayer, 1766. The girls, carrying pails on their heads, with a farmer helping one of the girls. All in a farmyard setting.
Having a grooved handle.

Height: 8.5 cm, 3 3/8”.

Width: 9 cm, 3 1/2”, over the handle.

Depth: 6.7 cm, 2 5/8”.

Condition: Excellent. No damage. No restoration.