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Children's Mug

1970.1310.194 (RS199507)

Description

Earthenware mug. Brown transfer-printed images on each side of a "G" and a "H" about the height of the mug. A young woman and her grandmother folding a large sheet represent the letter "G". The letter "H" is represented by an older woman in poor health; her family are tearful holidng onto her bed. The letters "G" and "H" are overpainted in yellow. A hand-painted rose-colored line encircles the inner, upper lip of the mug as well as down the center of the handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825
Inscriptions
"G / H" (Brown transfer print)
Material
earthenware
overpainting (technique)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
overpainting (technique)
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.194
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
223462

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