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Children's Mug

1970.1310.150 (RS196146)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Alphabet themed, showcasing the letters "N" and "O". "N" is represented by a bird's nest and "O' is represented by a family with their ox which is partaking of a trough of oats. Black transfer-printed images with overpainting accents in green, yellow and rose. Hand-painted rose line encircles the exterior upper lip of mug and the center of the handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1815
Inscriptions
"O,-for Ox and Oats in Chest," (Transfer printed)
"N,-for Nuts, Near Nice birds Nest." (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 3/4 (H), 2 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.150
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43358

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