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Children's Mug

1970.1310.218 (RS195571)

Description

Earthenware alphabet children's mug, highlighting the letters P and Q. The letter "P" is represented with aviary motifs, a parrot in the center. The letter "Q" is represented with an image of the queen, a quill and a quart jug. The main images are black, made through transfer-printing. There is later overpainting of pink, green, blue, and yellow. A pink hand-painted line outlines the interior of the mug and accents the handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815
Inscriptions
"P" (Transfer-printed)
"Q" (Transfer-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
1970.1310.218
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43424

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