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Children's Mug

1970.1310.99 (RS195570)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer-printed designs with two distinct images with alphabet theme. There is also over-painting accents of red, green and yellow. Letters "E" and "F" are highlighted. "E" is represented by an elephant. "F" is represented by a fox. Hand painted red line encircles exterior top rim and accents the center of the handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820
Inscriptions
"E is for Elephant, monstrous and high" (Transfer-printed)
"F begins Fox and we know he is sly" (printed)
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 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.99
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43310

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