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Children's Mug

1970.1310.108 (RS196147)

Description

Pearlware children's mug, missing handle. Alphabet theme, representing letters "K" and "L." Black transfer-printed design with red, yellow and green overpainting. "K" is represented by images of kittens and kites. "L" is represented by ladders and lanterns.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1820
Inscriptions
"K is a Kitten that plays with a ball." (Transfer-printed)
"L is a Ladder for climbing a wall." (printed)
Material
earthenware
overpainting (technique)
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
overpainting (technique)
pearlware
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 3 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.108
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43319

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