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Children's Mug

1970.1310.939 (RS193272)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. A traveling musician is playing a pipe and small figures in the foreground are dancing. Brown transfer-printed design with overpainting in yellow, orange and green. Orange painted line on the upper rim of the mug.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Inscriptions
"To tabour and pipe my figurines dance. Through England Ireland Scotland/ France." (Transfer-printed)
Material
earthenware
overpainting (technique)
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
overpainting (technique)
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.939
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
223383

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