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Children's Mug

1970.1310.761 (RS197876)

Description

Pearlware children's mug. Maritime scene surrounded by different banners with insciptions inside.

Details

Label
In exhibition "Yankee Remix" at Mass. Mus. of Contemporary Art, May 24, 2003-April 2004.
Maker
unknown
Date
1820
Inscriptions
"THE OCEAN/ FROM THEE THE WORLD EXPECTS BRITAIN: AN OCEAN PENNY [Next word illegible] POSTAGE/ TO MAKE HER CHILDREN ONE FRATERNITY" (Transfer-printed in blue)
Material
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Knickknack
Mug, Decorative
mugs
pearlware
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.761
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
294168

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