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Children's Mug

1970.1310.125 (RS212557)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Brown transfer print with two classically draped women standing on either side of a shield. The woman on the left holds a sword in one hand and a balanced scale in the other. The central shield has a scrolled border and features several images: an hourglass, a hand, a skull and crossbones, a houseboat (ark), a dove with olive branch, a lamb, and a lion. With hand painted blue lines around rim and base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"UNION __ " [illegible] (Brown transfer print.)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 7/8 (H), 3 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.125
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43334

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