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Children's Mug

1970.1310.72 (RS212491)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. The central scene is described in the inscription as "The Ethiopians" and the figures are playing musical instruments in what appears to be stereotypical "African" attire. On-lookers are in a carriage in the background. There is a green line encircling the interior of the mug.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1830
Inscriptions
"THE ETHIOPIANS" (Dark purple transfer-printed )
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.72
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43285

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