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Children's Mug

1970.1310.390 (RS214427)

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer-printed design of a man riding a horse backwards while another man tries to hold onto the horse's tail, while being dragged along the ground. Overpainting in brown, red and green. A red line encircles the inner lip of the mug. On the outer lip of the mug, the alphabet from "A" to "V" is stamped into the ceramic body.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825
Inscriptions
"BILLY BUTTONS" (Black transfer-printed)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
Children's Clothing
earthenware
Earthenware
Mug
mugs
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1310.390
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
43587

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