Skip to content

Search Collections

Mug

1943.300 (RS213904)

Description

Earthenware mug with molded construction and raised decoration. Groups of three seated men on each side of mug are hand painted in black, brown, blue, green, and orange. Blue hand-painted stripes, one around rim and two around base. Handle accented with blue. Attached inside mug, at bottom facing upwards, is an earthenware frog.

Details

Maker
Sunderland (Maker)
Inscriptions
"AN INTERESTING AND RARE FROG MUG. / THIS MUG WAS MADE BY THE SUNDERLAND / POTTERY UP ON THE EAST COAST OF ENGLAND / AT THE TIME OF THE THREATENED NAPOLEANIC / INVASION AS A MORALE BUILDER AND AS A / TEMPERANCE AIDER." (Typewritten card placed inside mug.)
Material
earthenware
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
Dimensions
4 5/8 (H), 4 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.300
Credit Line
In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington
GUSN
42849

Comments